Sarah Winchester, heiress to the Winchester Rifle Company, spiritualist, and crazy pseudo-architect of the Winchester Mystery House. Kept construction going round the clock for 38 straight years so the angry spirits of people killed by Winchester rifles would let her live.
16 Chilling Real-Life Haunted House Stories
Stairway at the Winchester House
Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual alphabet ~ 1919
Main entrance doors, always locked. Winchester Mystery House, San Jose, California, USA (color)
H.H. Holmes castle. I'm not sure how accurate this is as among his victims were the occasional builder who would be killed to keep secret some of the castle's secrets.