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13th May '18 6:42:37 AM Tdarcos
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* Episode 38 of Bright Sun Films YouTube series ''Abandoned'' looks at South Detroit Hospital: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-Hfe6ymKqY
29th Mar '18 4:05:42 AM JadeEyes1
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** Moreover, the movie was filmed in and around the notorious ''real-life'' abandoned State Lunatic Hospital at Danvers in Massachusetts -- the one Creator/HPLovecraft used as a model for Arkham Sanitarium (which, in turn, inspired [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Arkham Asylum]]). In a truly bizarre postscript, nine years after the movie was filmed, the crumbling remains of the hospital were renovated into a [[http://www.halsteaddanvers.com/ luxury apartment complex.]]

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** Moreover, the movie was filmed in and around the notorious ''real-life'' abandoned State Lunatic Hospital at Danvers in Massachusetts -- the one Creator/HPLovecraft used as a model for Arkham Sanitarium (which, in turn, inspired [[Franchise/{{Batman}} Arkham Asylum]]). In a truly bizarre postscript, nine years after the movie was filmed, the crumbling remains of the hospital were renovated into a [[http://www.halsteaddanvers.com/ [[https://www.hgliving.com/bradlee-danvers-apartments-danvers-ma?LHAdSourceId=27124&gclid=Cj0KCQjwnfLVBRCxARIsAPvl82G2tjVGR5kXvgdcLm2PLfJmHkl5Ft9h0ep0TsJBFp5v-q3pQVnsMzoaAmCaEALw_wcB luxury apartment complex.]]
19th Mar '18 6:55:32 PM nombretomado
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* Episode two of ''{{Juon}}: The Grudge Haunted House Simulator'' uses the trope name, although it would be more aptly called a deserted hospital. Still, some scares courtesy of [[StringyHairedGhostGirl Kayako]] and [[CreepyChild Toshio]] are on-hand.

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* Episode two of ''{{Juon}}: ''Film/{{Juon}}: The Grudge Haunted House Simulator'' uses the trope name, although it would be more aptly called a deserted hospital. Still, some scares courtesy of [[StringyHairedGhostGirl Kayako]] and [[CreepyChild Toshio]] are on-hand.
1st Mar '18 8:12:18 AM Korodzik
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* The ''VideoGame/SpookysJumpScareMansion'' DLC ''Karamari Hospital'' (later integrated into the HD UpdatedRerelease) is set in one of these. It's got quite a few [[HumanoidAbomination humanoid]] and not-so-humanoid monsters roaming the empty halls.
20th Feb '18 10:31:34 PM VulgarBee
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* Invoked in ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''. In "Nightmare Hospital", Steven thinks the lack of staff and the lights not working means it must be one of these. Connie explains that they've just turned down the lights for nighttime patients, and a few doctors can be seen and heard, averting the trope.
15th Feb '18 9:10:06 PM lilac
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* ''Literature/{{Asylum}}''. A partial instance in this book. Daniel Crawford enrolls in a boarding school that used to be a mental asylum . He and his new friends explore some undiscovered corners of the building where they find some mementos had been left behind from the building's days as an asylum.
25th Nov '17 7:05:59 PM Katie69
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* All three islands used in the three ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'' seasons have had an abandoned clinic, usually small buildings. The location name on the forum is usually some variation of "Abandoned Hospital".

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* All three six islands used in the three six ''Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest'' seasons have had an abandoned clinic, usually small buildings. The location name on the forum is usually some variation of "Abandoned Hospital".
7th Nov '17 10:06:45 AM Doug86
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* The remains of the [[Comicbook/{{Wolverine}} Weapon X]] bunker and the [[Comicbook/AllNewWolverine Facility]] can evoke this, with their partially empty and destroyed labs.

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* The remains of the [[Comicbook/{{Wolverine}} [[Franchise/{{Wolverine}} Weapon X]] bunker and the [[Comicbook/AllNewWolverine Facility]] can evoke this, with their partially empty and destroyed labs.
21st Oct '17 1:22:02 PM BlueCaper
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Many older, real life 'abandoned hospitals' in the U.S were properly called sanatoriums, and have probably contributed to the trope imagery. Their abandonment was sometimes related to loss of funding or new prohibitively expensive fixing due to new government regulations. Often the places were created to treat specific diseases at the time that were eventually locally eradicated (TB clinics in particular) without any later re-purposing of the structures. In popular fiction, san'''a'''t'''o'''riums also tend to get mixed up with san'''i'''t'''a'''riums, which can lead to conflation of physical and mental illnesses. As for the mental sanitariums, the enduring image of the ominous, Arkham-esque Gothic building sprawled out on a hill was in large part due to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirkbride_Plan Dr. Thomas Kirkbride]] (1809-1883), who spearheaded a revolution in ethical treatment of mental patients. He insisted that mental institutions should be restful places, with large and rambling rooms and corridors, airy high ceilings and windows, and large outside grounds for the patients to roam and get their exercise (he probably did not insist on Gothic architecture, but that was how most buildings were built back then). Unfortunately, most of the Kirkbride buildings turned out to be much too expensive to maintain and renovate to be compatible with new medical technology, which resulted in a lot of them being abandoned.

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Many older, real life 'abandoned hospitals' in the U.S were properly called sanatoriums, "sanitariums," and have probably contributed to the trope imagery. Their abandonment was sometimes related to loss of funding or new prohibitively expensive fixing due to new government regulations. Often the places were created to treat specific diseases at the time that were eventually locally eradicated (TB clinics in particular) without any later re-purposing of the structures. In popular fiction, san'''a'''t'''o'''riums also tend to get mixed up with san'''i'''t'''a'''riums, which can lead to conflation of physical and mental illnesses. As for the mental sanitariums, the enduring image of the ominous, Arkham-esque Gothic building sprawled out on a hill was in large part due to [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kirkbride_Plan Dr. Thomas Kirkbride]] (1809-1883), who spearheaded a revolution in ethical treatment of mental patients. He insisted that mental institutions should be restful places, with large and rambling rooms and corridors, airy high ceilings and windows, and large outside grounds for the patients to roam and get their exercise (he probably did not insist on Gothic architecture, but that was how most buildings were built back then). Unfortunately, most of the Kirkbride buildings turned out to be much too expensive to maintain and renovate to be compatible with new medical technology, which resulted in a lot of them being abandoned.
21st Oct '17 1:22:02 PM BlueCaper
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