These places used to be busy, everyday places for people. But, now they're abandoned and have an eerie but fascinating feeling about them. Check out these crazy photos of 13 places that look straight out of an apocalypse movie.
Construction on this asylum began in 1866 when Dr. Sylvester D. Willard, the Surgeon General of New York, discovered those struggling with mental illnesses and developmental disabilities were treated very inhumanely at the state-run institutions. In 1995, the institution was closed as the trend toward smaller group homes for treatment began.