Set sail for North Brother—a forgotten island in the midst of the Big Apple.
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View of Manhattan From the Shore of North Brother
Remnants of the Boiler Plant From the Roof of the Morgue
Natural Sky Light From Inside the Boiler Plant
The Facade of St. John-By-the-Sea Church
A Side View of St. John-By-the-Sea Church
Remains of the Service Building’s Auditorium
North Brother’s Morgue in the Fall
North Brother’s Morgue in the Summer
The Tuberculosis Pavilion in the winter. The building is the island’s largest structure and served as housing for juvenile drug offenders.
The Tuberculosis Pavilion in the Spring
The Tuberculosis Pavilion in the Summer
A grammar book from 1930. North Brother had its own school, P.S. 619, for the children with communicable diseases who were quarantined on the island. It later served the island’s juvenile drug offender population.