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Abandonment Issues

This month, a long-abandoned hospital on New York's Ellis Island opened to the public for the first time in 60 years, and with it, comes a thrilling installation by French street artist JR. Two-dozen archival photographs have been blown up and pasted to the walls and windows of the Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital, commemorating the 1.2 million immigrants who once found shelter in the space. Curbed National has the full story. [Curbed National]