Help protect the legacy of York Hall (one of our 2017 Endangered Historic Places), the Kings Park Psychiatric Center, and the many significant publicly owned resources at Nissequogue River State Park!

Nissequogue River State Park Master Plan
Public Information Meeting Recording

On February 3, 2021, the New York State Office of Planning, Recreation, and Historic Preservation (OPRHP) – Long Island Region invited members of the public to attend a virtual information meeting about the Nissequogue River State Park Master Plan. The project team presented the scope and goals of the forthcoming Master Plan and discussed opportunities for the public to get involved in planning the future of Nissequogue River State Park.

The meeting was recorded and will be posted on the OPRHP website at:

Any questions regarding the Nissequogue River State Park Master Plan should be emailed to:

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.