Doctors Row

The houses on Doctors Row were built to accommodate these key staff members and their families.

Skillman Village was also known as the New Jersey State Village for Epileptics before the buildings were demolished and repurposed as Skillman Park. Doctors Row is a non-functional road in a section of old Skillman Village where the doctors and higher-ranking staff lived.

The houses on Doctors Row were built to accommodate these key staff members and their families, reflecting a higher status within the community hierarchy. These homes were typically larger and more architecturally distinct than the housing provided for other staff members or the patient facilities.

I was drawn to the overall mood of abandonment. This place was once part of a thriving community. I think the black and white enhances the mood.

There is a tall, solitary street lamp standing prominently in the centre of the frame. The street lamp creates a vertical line that draws the eye upwards.

Behind the lamp is a large, coniferous tree, standing against the otherwise barren treeline in the background. The area is overgrown grasses and weeds, indicating the space has been left untended for some time. There is a patch of asphalt from the old road. The asphalt is cracked and partially reclaimed by the vegetation.

Author: Khürt Williams

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