Posts Tagged: Ruins

The Streets of Camden

High-tech policing and a renewed focus on community-officer partnerships are helping to bring calm to Camden, N.J., but it hasn’t been a cure-all. The impoverished town of 77,000 is still the most violent and crime-plagued city in the Garden State. A local police took Yahoo News photographer Gordon Donovan to Camden’s most blighted areas — where illegal drugs are dealt and criminals use the wasteland to try and evade capture.

Renwick Ruin

The Renwick Ruin on Manhattan’s Roosevelt Island, also known as the Smallpox Hospital, is located on the southern tip of the island, which was called Blackwell’s Island when the structure was built between 1854 and 1856.

Staten Island ship graveyard

Once of the largest marine scrap yards on the East Coast, the Witte Marine Scrap yard is located on Arthur Kill Road in Rossville. Now officially known as the Donjon Iron and Metal Scrap Processing Facility, the scrap yard was opened in 1964 by J. Arnold Witte, Sr.