Tag Archives: Ellis Island South Side

After OHNY Weekend last year, the staff celebrated by taking a tour of Ellis Island‘s South Side. ┬áLed by Dennis Mulligan, of the National Parks Service, we explored the abandoned buildings normally closed to the public and spent some time at the Immigration Museum and new Ferry Building, which reopened in 2007 as an education […]

This week’s featured Focus on Architecture winning entry is by Diana Osterfeld and won a Judge’s Award. “Restoration is wonderful but I feel that looking at ruins is best way to get a feel for what went on. This photograph is the Boiler Room in the hospital on Ellis Island’s South Side. In addition to […]