Action Alert! Get involved in planning the future of Nissequogue River State Park (the former Kings Park Psychiatric Center) and help protect the legacy of York Hall (one of our 2017 Endangered Historic Places).

The Long Island Region of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation invites members of the public to attend in-person or virtual informational meetings regarding the ongoing Nissequogue River State Park Master Plan. During this meeting, attendees will have the opportunity to meet the project team and learn about community survey results and early planning concepts of the forthcoming Master Plan. Any questions regarding the Nissequogue River State Park Master Plan can be emailed to: [email protected]



The day room at Building 93 of the old Kings Park Psychiatric Center once featured a series of touching autobiographical murals depicting patient life originally painted in the 1960s. The above image shows a detail of an intact mural before the property fell into disrepair. Courtesy of Abandoned Meanings Blog.
Building 93’s once beautiful murals have suffered severe damage from disrepair and vandalism. The above image shows distressing conditions observed ca. 2014. Courtesy of Abandoned Meanings Blog.