Inside the house of Demon’s Alley

I received the following email and photographers from a reader.

I saw your page on Demon’s Alley and figured you might want to see inside. I live nearby and have to go past the New City Complex now and again. Even though I know the truth (radon and all that) the area still creeps me out. I think it’s those stupid windows with the fake windowshades. Anyway, I’d never actually stopped to check it out so recently when a friend was visiting from S Jersey I decided to take a stop by. I parked on the side of the road and walked over to one of the houses.

It used to be boarded up good but I see somebody ripped all the plywood off. Assholes. Anyway, the inside was completely rotted out, I mean the floor was *gone*. Nothing left, like rotted away to nothing! One of the other houses was in better shape but I wasn’t about to go in there. Who knows when that floor will give way? Then I’d be a candidate for the Darwin Award. Anyway I snapped a few pics thru the windows and then headed out. You’d be taking your life in your hands if you went in there, besides doesn’t look like there’s anything interesting in there anyway.

Why are people so fascinated with this place anyway? It’s just some houses that had radon. Course most of the people probably believe those horse-shit stories about kids who murdered their parents and the other crap stories they tell to scare each other before coming over here at 3AM. I bet the NWC bulldozes this place just to avoid the headache and the liability. It’s reasons like this why Cross Castle was taken down…

Great site, keep up the good work.

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3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Jackie Bell on November 5, 2015 at 5:07 PM

    I lived on Germantown Rd and would occasionally go to New City Rd. In the old days, families who lived in those houses had gardens. Sometimes in the spring, I would see a lone daffydil or other plant. so, I would go down periodically and dig up to put in my garden. Yeah, I always felt something was watching me but since I had good intentions I never was afraid. I love old houses and wish they could have been restored.

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  2. where is this location?
    grew up in lake hiawatha n.j. & have family in
    west milford, also lived in jefferson township and never heard of it

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