Kirkbride, Castles of the Midwest.
Kirkbride Buildings are the castles of the American Midwest. They’re also 19th century State Hospitals.
Tagged as: 1840s, 1850s, 1860s, 1870s, 1880s, 1890s, 1900s, architecture, history, hospitals, illness, industrial, Kirkbride, madness, medicine, mental health, morality, photography, stealth, steam punk, urban exploration, Victorian
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Carol Borden was editor of and a writer for the Toronto International Film Festival’s official Midnight Madness and Vanguard program blogs. She is currently an editor at and evil overlord for The Cultural Gutter, a website dedicated to thoughtful writing about disreputable art. She has written for Mezzanotte, Teleport City, Die Danger Die Die Kill, Popshifter and she has a bunch of short stories published by Fox Spirit Books including: Godzilla detective fiction, femme fatale mermaids, an adventurous translator/poet, and an x-ray tech having a bad day. Read and listen to her other shenanigans at Monstrous Industry. For her particular take on gutter culture, check out, “In the Sewer with the Alligators.”
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