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Go Inside the Brooklyn Navy Yard's Crumbling Hospital Building

There aren't many opportunities for members of the public to wander through the derelict buildings at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, which are shuttered to all but the most intrepid of urban explorers. And as big changes come to the campus—more mixed-use developments, an expanded Steiner Studios, a Wegmans where Admiral's Row once stood—it becomes increasingly harder to imagine what it must have looked like in the Navy Yard's heyday. Tours regularly take curious onlookers around the massive complex, but buildings like the Brooklyn Navy Yard Hospital, which was built in the 19th century, are off-limits to most. But thanks to a new art installation, the public is now allowed to go inside the hospital for what may be the last time before redevelopment happens.

Gorgeously spooky photos ahead >>