• Town of Spectre | Photo © 2017 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

    Town of Spectre

    Spectre is a fictional town in the 2003 Tim Burton film “Big Fish”. In the movie, Edward Bloom takes an abandoned path through a haunted forest where he eventually comes upon a small town. The town has no roads lead or cut through Spectre. It contains rows of homes and businesses which lead up to […]

  • Big Blossom Orphanage | Photo © 2016 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

    Big Blossom Orphanage*

    *This location is undisclosed to help prevent further vandalism and damage to the property. This mansion was built in the early-1900s for an army corps inspector, his wife and daughters. The house was described has having long draperies which hung from the ceiling to the floors, and the large marble staircase and halls were polished […]

  • Slossfield Community Center | Photo © 2014 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

    Slossfield Community Center

    Dr. Thomas Boulware, later nicknamed ‘The Old Stork’, was brought over to Birmingham by Dr. Charles Carraway where he performed many of Alabama’s obstetric firsts including the first pregnancy test administered, the first ‘bikini cut’ Caesarean section, and the first OB/GYN residency approved in the state. In the realm of the indigent care though, Boulware […]

  • Garden State Sanatorium | Photo © 2016 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

    Garden State Sanatorium*

    *This location is undisclosed to help prevent further vandalism and damage to the property. Tuberculosis is an infectious disease with a high mortality rate. The tuberculosis epidemic started in Europe around the 17th century known as the Great White Plague, because of how pale those infected with TB had become. High population density, as well […]

  • Whitehurst State Hospital | Photo © 2016 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

    Whitehurst State Hospital*

    *This location is undisclosed to help prevent further vandalism and damage to the property. Built in the late-1880s, Whitehurst was one of the least funded state hospitals in the nation and struggled financially until its closure. It operated until around the 1970s when deinstitutionalization took place, moving many of the patients out of the hospital […]

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Town of Spectre | Photo © 2017 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

Town of Spectre

Spectre is a fictional town in the 2003 Tim Burton film “Big Fish”. In the movie, Edward Bloom takes an abandoned path through a haunted forest where he eventually comes upon a small town. The town has no roads lead or cut through Spectre. It contains rows of homes and businesses which lead up to […]

Big Blossom Orphanage | Photo © 2016 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

Big Blossom Orphanage*

*This location is undisclosed to help prevent further vandalism and damage to the property. This mansion was built in the early-1900s for an army corps inspector, his wife and daughters. The house was described has having long draperies which hung from the ceiling to the floors, and the large marble staircase and halls were polished […]

Slossfield Community Center | Photo © 2014 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

Slossfield Community Center

Dr. Thomas Boulware, later nicknamed ‘The Old Stork’, was brought over to Birmingham by Dr. Charles Carraway where he performed many of Alabama’s obstetric firsts including the first pregnancy test administered, the first ‘bikini cut’ Caesarean section, and the first OB/GYN residency approved in the state. In the realm of the indigent care though, Boulware […]