In The Silence Of Mt. Sinai

 

Editor’s Note: The Shadow’s story on Mt. Sinai Hospital created a great deal of reader response. Folks wanted to get a peak inside (and meanwhile Naked Philly reports some progress toward redevelopment). New contributor Shadowbat delivers with this short photo essay on the empty “Mountain of South Philly.”


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  1. The developer is named Billy Eisenberg you should talk to him if you want to find out whats going on he’s a nice guy he will probably tell you. He is actively planning an apartment development from what I’ve heard.

  2. This place is used as a police or military training facility. Some rooms have targets hanging up with paint rounds splattered on them, in the basement/morgue area there has been live ammunition used.

  3. That is true! I grabbed pretty much all of them on my last trip there however….

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