The Edgewater Hospital was shuttered due to a series of premature deaths and reports of unnecessary suffering. Inside, the hallways, laboratories and examination rooms look incredibly untouched and more than a little creepy.

Read on to learn more about the site, and check out the eerie images photographer Ken Fager captured at this abandoned hospital.

After its closure in 2002, the hospital settled into an eerie, post-apocalyptic silence.

This place may have served some patients well, but so many were caught in a web of corruption and malpractice. In February of 2017, the city of Chicago approved the demolition of half of the Edgewater Medical Center. Demolition began in March.

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