New York Institute of Technology

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Several of the older buildings at the Old Westbury campus of NYIT are considered to be haunted. In particular the art center, where the specter of a long-dead woman has allegedly frightened night-time cleaning crews out of the building.

Hans Holzer, the legendary author and paranormal researcher, taught parapsychology at NYIT.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Campus Dr
Old Westbury, NY
United States

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GPS:
40.809574, -73.602825
County:
Nassau County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Greenvale, NY (1.3 mi.)
Old Westbury, NY (1.5 mi.)
Old Brookville, NY (1.6 mi.)
East Hills, NY (1.7 mi.)
Roslyn Harbor, NY (1.9 mi.)
Brookville, NY (1.9 mi.)
Glen Head, NY (2.1 mi.)
Glenwood Landing, NY (2.4 mi.)
Roslyn, NY (2.6 mi.)
Roslyn Heights, NY (2.7 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://www.nyit.edu/

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  1. Charie D. La Marr  |  

    I went to school there for 5 years. That is not a photo of the art building aka Midge Kerr Bldg. That is the English Dept offices. I have been there at night, but only with large groups of people for receptions etc. Never saw anything although I do admit that there were certain times day and night that I felt uncomfortable. I never felt anything in the building you have pictured. And thinking back, I never remember seeing custodians in Midge Kerr. Likely if there were sightings it would be near the large fireplace which is right outside the Interior Design offices. The fireplace is dated to the 1700s but I do not recall the exact date. Also very nearby is a Greek temple which was supposedly brought from Greece in pieces and just abandoned. The columns are just lying all over the ground. It is very possible there are hauntings there as well. I have never heard of any other stories of the Old Westbury Campus, but the Islip Campus dorms are in former Insane Asylum buildings and I have heard lots of stories about them. Screams, footsteps, knocking and even sightings. I will try to go and take a picture of Midge Kerr one day (or night) this photo is wrong.

  2. Charie D. La Marr  |  

    On further looking at this photo, it says LIU – Long Island University aka CW Post. This is the college next door. This is not NY Tech.

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