Visit this abandoned hospital (where Hillary Clinton was born!) by taking the red line to Bryn Mawr. Once you're there, walk to 5700 North Ashland Avenue and take a couple laps of the block to see how many people are outside. Usually, it's about a million. I swear, no one in this part of the city ever goes to sleep. They'll all be sitting on their porches waiting for you to walk by. If you're lucky and there's only minimal surveillance, sneak through the fence in the back and make your way in through the back of the building. There is a door, but if it's blocked off you can climb over a small brick wall to access an easier entrance through the east side of the building.
Safety and Risk
Edgewater is an easy place to get to, but not an easy place to get into. I visited the week before Halloween and was surprised by caution tape, screaming red signs, and archaic-looking metal plaques proclaiming the site's dangerous nature. I've never been somewhere so determined to scare you. It was wild. I've only made it inside the building once, and as soon as I was able to walk into the hospital lobby, I saw car headlights stopped outside and only narrowly escaped. Don't come here unless you're at least a little bit okay with the possibility of getting caught.
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