Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Dissapearing Dogs at the Ashgrove

Been a long time since I posted here. Guess I was trying to forget about that creepy building. Tried to not go looking for more info about it.

But I can't resist, I want to know more about what has happened there, try to find some explanation for all this.

Since I first posted here, the Ashgrove apartments Wikipedia article has been updated a couple times with more info.

Apparently as recent as May of last year four dogs from four different apartments all dissapeared on the same night . . . how does that happen? Can this be for real?

Also I found another site that talks about the mysteries of the Asgrove.

The creator of that site says he's "always on the lookout for more info about the Ashgrove or any other mysteries." So maybe he knows more.

I wish I could leave this alone, but it's just so weird and honestly a little scary.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

More Ashgrove Info, Think This Thing Is for Real . . .

So I found another Ashgrove apartments site, and this one is the most comprehensive yet.

I wonder if there's a whole community of people out there on the internet interested in this building . . .

This newest site, "The Ashgrove Mystery", has a big police crime scene photo from a 1949 incident where one of the tenants of the Ashgrove was found dead in the courtyard.

Even weirder than this guy's unexplained death, his wife and two twin sons were found dead in a closet in their apartment!

Something super weird is definitely going on in that apartment building. I think I'm going to find another way to walk home from work from now on . . . just doesn't feel right when I walk in front of the building.

Friday, May 21, 2010

Old Site About The Ashgrove

So I found this site about the Ashgrove that looks like it's from a long time ago.

It has a bunch of really great pictures, like this one of the Ashgrove building right after it was built in 1910:

It also has pictures of the twin daughters who built the building, and their coal magnate dad:

These two sisters apparently built the Ashgrove building after their died killed himself by throwing himself in front of an IRT subway train.

Lots of weird scary happenings around this building. Kind of gives me the creeps when I walk by now . . .

Gonna keep looking for more info to post on this blog

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Is the Ashgrove Haunted?

I was looking around Wikipedia last night and I came across this article in the haunted places section about an apartment building in New York City called the Ashgrove.

Apparently it looks just like a big luxury apartment building from the outside, but there have been many strange incidents that have occurred there over the past century since it was first built.

Some highlights:

April 14, 1910 - during the official unveiling of the building, one of the eight newly installed passenger elevators crashed, plunging its occupants to their death. The cause of the accident was never resolved.

August 4, 1937 - The main water-­‐tower situated on the southern roof terrace of The Ashgrove burst open and 100,000 gallons of water cascaded through the 03 line of apartments, drowning Walter and Hetty Hunt and their only daughter Charlene in apartment 1003.

July 17, 1976 - The bodies of Sarah and Granley Campbell were discovered in the badly charred remains of Apartment 703 following an unusual fire that appeared to have started in a closet in their bedroom.

May 3, 2009 - Four dogs belonging to the Occupants of Apartments 303, 503, 703, and 1103 disappeared during the night. There was no sign of any intrusion in any of the apartments.

Super weird right? I live right near this building and I'm going to keep looking for info about it and posting it to this blog.