Urban Nature

New York's Deserted Island

03/19/2017 | 6m 26s Video has closed captioning.

Less than a mile from Manhattan in the middle of the East River is North Brother Island, the former home of a notorious typhoid hospital. Today the hospital lies in ruins, and nature is taking over.

Aired: 03/19/17

Rating: NR

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Urban Nature is a local public television program presented by WTTW.