View Full Version : Funky Housing Complex discussion

06-09-2006, 12:12 AM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile15568/Funky-Housing-Complex.htm>Julio de Matos psychiatric hospital</a></b><br><br>The way these houses are laid out...its quite &quot;interesting&quot;.
Check file page for changes.<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/433375Clipboard04.jpg>

06-09-2006, 12:20 AM
This is the psychiatric hospital "Julio de Matos", Portugal's biggest mental health institution, built 1942.
Some historical notes (in Portuguese) here: http://www.tintafresca.net/arquivo/n18/opiniao/juliomatos.asp

In these coordinates, you can find another (older) mental institution, Hospital Conde Ferreira: 4110'13.65"N 835'26.65"W

06-09-2006, 12:42 AM
Maybe that's why it's arranged so wierd. I changed the file description according to your information. ;)