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Parkview Psychiatric Hospital
Also Known as Parkview Mental Hospital
Appeared in Ghostbusters II,
Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime
Founded 1954 A.D.
Ghosts Encountered Flying Skull
Possessed Human
Salamander Entity
Possessed Wheelchair
Possessed Orderly
Skull Portal
Electroshock Construct
Master Chef LaBlog
Slime Golem
Huge Spider
Tomb Effigy
Possessed Graveyard Statue

Parkview Psychiatric Hospital (also known as Parkview Mental Hospital) is an insane asylum in New York City.


When the Ghostbusters considered going to the newspapers with the Mood Slime story, Jack Hardemeyer had them committed. When the Mayor found out about this corrupt act, he had them released.

Secondary Canon History

Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime

The Parkview Psychiatric Hospital was built in 1954, sponsored by the New York City government. It was built over the ancient burial tomb of Dumazu and a shard of the Relic of Nilhe was discovered by two construction workers. The shard was turned over to the American Museum of Natural History. During the 1989 New Year's holiday, Janosz Poha was committed and assigned to share a room with a current resident named Ismael McEnthol.

Years later, Janosz was released. He soon returned to Parkview and gave a stolen shard to Ismael. Ismael used its power to take over Parkview and its occupants. Ismael then turned over the shard to the junior team of the Ghostbusters when they arrived at Parkview, from following strong ectoplasmic readings from the Sedgewick Hotel. They later returned to Parkview with the reassembled Relic and fought a paranormal army, Ismael, and Dumazu.


  • Jack claims to be acting on the Mayor's behalf, but a Mayor's Office does not have the authority to commit an individual. In addition, three of the four Ghostbusters are doctors of psychology, making it unlikely the hospital would admit them without question.
  • On page six of Ghostbusters Issue #4, Parkview is on Walter Peck's speed dial.

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