Look Inside An Abandoned 1890 Mansion That Nature Is Reclaiming

By Bo Beard | May 23, 2024

10,000-square-foot

Constructed in 1890 as the residence for New Jersey magnate Andrew McNeal, the McNeal Mansion was once considered one of the most magnificent homes in the vicinity. 
 

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Presently, this expansive 10,000-square-foot estate in Burlington, New Jersey, stands in a state of near collapse. Photographer Richard Lewis, based in New Jersey, ventured into and captured images of the deteriorating mansion back in 2016. 
 

Dilapidated structures

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His interest in photographing dilapidated structures was sparked when he learned about the imminent demolition of an abandoned Nike missile site close to his residence for a housing project. Lewis felt compelled to document it for posterity.