Riverview Hospital by iPhone

Riverview-5Riverview Hospital was a mental health facility located in Coquitlam, BC.  Construction on this site began in 1904, and the site provided mental health care until its closure in 2012.  At it’s peak Riverview Hospital had a population of 4,762 mental health patients and 2,200 staff members.

For several years I worked at an ambulance station located on this site, and would stop often and take pictures on my iPhone driving to or from the station (all of these pics were taken and edited on my phone).  Though the picture quality isn’t that of my dSLRs (or my beloved Fuji x100s) I have to say they capture the feel of this historic site.

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