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Weissensee Abandoned Children's Hospital in Berlin, Germany

An empty, tumble-down, sprawling complex sits amidst handsome new apartment buildings in Berlin's Weissensee neighborhood. Though an intrigued passerby probably wouldn't guess it, this crumbling graffiti gallery was once a cutting-edge pediatric medical facility, abruptly banished almost 20 years ago to a bizarre limbo that continues to this day. Planning for the Weissensee Children's Hospital (Kinderkrankenhaus-Wei ßensee ) began in 1908, undertaken in an effort to combat rising infant and child mortality rates.
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