Kings Park Psychiatric Center




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90 Macy Hall
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92 Tiffany Field
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95 Drís Cottage
96 Drís Cottage
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98 Drís Cottage
99 Drís Cottage
100 Drís Cottage
101 Drís Cottage
122 Female Wards
123 Dinning Hall
124 Female Wards
151 Patient Housing
152 Patient Housing


80. York Hall
Built 1932

Dedicated to Rt. Rev. Mgr. John C. York on September 17, 1932

It was gratifying to realize that the state officials were not unmindful of the long and unselfish record of Monsignor York in the service of the wards of the state at Kings Park State Hospital.  - Bishop Molloy at the dedication ceremony.

This was an assembly hall for movies, plays and lectures that was also used as a gymnasium

Photographs - Kings Park Heritage Museum

January 2011

Spring 2010


Through these three entrances was the main lobby with a storage room to the left and an office to the right
Three more sets of doors led into the auditorium with stairs to the balcony at each corner

Photograph - Kings Park Heritage Museum
Graduating Nursing Class of 1962

This was the left stage stairwell from the basement to the stage area

Down this hall in the basement under the stage were the bathrooms and dressing rooms

In the center is a fan for the air system to the left is the Women's dressing room and to the right the Men's

Photograph - Kings Park Heritage Museum
Interior view showing the entrances, stairs and balcony, and the projector room on top
Notice the hardwood floor with the painted Basketball Court lines

The left stage stairwell

York Hall became the clothing room for the Storehouse. I can't remember the year it happened, as there were a couple moves.
In the "old days" the clothing for patients were basic items. The clothing dept. was on the second floor of the storehouse. When the times changed and patients were fitted with better street clothing the room upstairs wasn't large enough to store the many items. We moved the clothing room downstairs to the bakery area. Then after a few years there it was decided to move the dept. to the York Hall.
Clothing there was not sold to the patients. If they had no funds they got their clothing at no charge. If they had funds, then they were brought at the local stores.
The clothing dept also issued the linens to the different buildings every month. The linens had to be marked with the building number. When the moved was made to York Hall the linen was handled by the housekeeping in the building that was the laundry. The laundry had closed and all the laundry came from Central Islip laundry.
The bakery then became the print shop. We did all the forms that were used in the hospital, and there were many forms to be printed.
                                                                                                           - Gill Harris

Christmas 2010

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39 Patient Wards
53 Pump House
55 Marina
125 Administration
126 Family Housing
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128 Family Housing
129 Family Housing
130 Cottage F
131 Cottage G
132 Cottage H
133 Cottage I
134 Cottage J
135 Convalescent
136/137 Medical / Surgical
138 Patient Wards
139 Dinning Hall
140 Crises Housing
142 Elderly Living
143 Patient Wards
144 Staff Housing
147 Patient Wards


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