• Nolan Plantation | Photo © 2015 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

    Nolan Plantation House

    This southern plantation home was built in 1906 by James A. Nolan. The house takes on the common rectangular box form of country stores at the turn of the century, thought its not known if the false front is an original feature of the building or if it was added on later. The Nolan farm […]

  • Peninsula General Hospital | Photo © 2016 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

    Peninsula General Hospital

    First founded in 1908, Peninsula General Hospital was a 173-bed acute care community teaching hospital campus, along with a 200-bed long-term care and rehabilitation center. In February 2012, Peninsula failed a state inspection of its lab, forcing ambulances to be diverted to other medical centers and suspending most patient care at the facility. Within a […]

  • Hilltop Sanatorium | Photo © 2016 Bullet, wwwautopsyofarchitecture.com

    Hilltop Sanatorium*

    In the early-20th century, the tuberculosis epidemic was running rampant throughout the Northeastern United States and many cities began taking the initiative and constructed sanatoriums to house and care for the sick patients in the area. Hilltop Sanatorium was built on a sloped hilltop surrounded by 500 acres of forest. Modeled after southern plantations, the […]

  • Ruffner No. 2 Mine | Photo © 2014 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

    Ruffner No. 2 Mine

    Ruffner No. 2 mine was an ore mine operating from about 1886 to 1953 on the southeastern slopes of Ruffner Mountain to supply the Sloss-Sheffield Steel and Iron Company with red iron ore. The mine originally employed drift mining techniques to access exposed outcrops of the soft iron-rich Irondale Seam and some parallel outcrops of […]

  • 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 […]

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Nolan Plantation | Photo © 2015 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

Nolan Plantation House

This southern plantation home was built in 1906 by James A. Nolan. The house takes on the common rectangular box form of country stores at the turn of the century, thought its not known if the false front is an original feature of the building or if it was added on later. The Nolan farm […]

Peninsula General Hospital | Photo © 2016 Bullet, www.autopsyofarchitecture.com

Peninsula General Hospital

First founded in 1908, Peninsula General Hospital was a 173-bed acute care community teaching hospital campus, along with a 200-bed long-term care and rehabilitation center. In February 2012, Peninsula failed a state inspection of its lab, forcing ambulances to be diverted to other medical centers and suspending most patient care at the facility. Within a […]

Hilltop Sanatorium | Photo © 2016 Bullet, wwwautopsyofarchitecture.com

Hilltop Sanatorium*

In the early-20th century, the tuberculosis epidemic was running rampant throughout the Northeastern United States and many cities began taking the initiative and constructed sanatoriums to house and care for the sick patients in the area. Hilltop Sanatorium was built on a sloped hilltop surrounded by 500 acres of forest. Modeled after southern plantations, the […]