Grand pianos, a vast shoe collection and creepy children’s toys: A haunting look inside a New York mansion frozen in time after it was abandoned in the 1970s

Just a few miles outside the overdeveloped metropolis of New York City, a crumbling relic of an era gone by remains untouched for forty years.

This 57-room mansion is entirely abandoned – but eerie traces of its past linger on.

A vast shoe collection, creepy toy dolls, and even a child’s stroller lie forgotten, frozen in time.

In a series of haunting images, photographer Bryan Sansivero has documented the mansion as it is now.

Built in the late 1930s, and last inhabited in the 1970s, the neglect is allegedly down to an owner who would buy lavish mansions and inexplicably leave them to rot.

Sitting on six acres of land, the house comes equipped with a bowling alley, indoor tennis court, two bars and a library – it is a realtor’s dream property. 

And while the building itself is in need of repairs, the collections within it remain untouched. 

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This 57-room mansion, located just a few miles outside New York City, has been photographed in a series of haunting images by Brian Sansivero