Most people who own properties are vigilant about their upkeep. Itâs a great feeling when friends and family come to visit, and they leave impressed by whatâs been done to maintain the real estateâs integrity. A few miles outside of New York City sits one of these abandoned homes. Itâs an enormous, 57-room mansion that was built in the 1930s and hasnât been occupied since the 1970s. A photographer namedÂ Bryan SansiveroÂ was lucky enough to make his way onto the property for an amazingâyet slightly hauntingâphoto shoot of the forgotten residents. His pictures are as captivating as they are eerie.
Bryan Sansivero learned aboutÂ a neglected mansion that sat aÂ few miles outsideÂ of New York City, he knew it would make for an amazingÂ photo shoot; it had been uninhabited for over 40 years, after all. What he captured with his lens was both mesmerizing and haunting.
This was the entrance of the mansion. As you can see, over time, vegetation started to overtake the once gorgeous SiameseÂ staircase that led up to the front door. It takes a brave soul to even walk up to the door.