Question of the Day: T.B. Hospital?

Should someone move to renovate the old isolation ward? What could it become?

Twice now in a year, burglars have been accused of sneaking into the hospital and attempting to make off with .

But something far more valuable might be contained on the former Nassau County  property and used for decades as an isolation hospital.

That is,

The abandoned ruins are now owned by Islander's owner . If you've ever been there, you can feel the presence of Long Island's past. The and adjoining woods are beautiful year round. And the hospital itself reflects remarkable architecture of a bygone era. The property has also been the , and likely will continue to be.

What should be done with the Wang property?

Is there some way that old hospital could become a living museum to something that is central to Long Island's history?

What would that museum or institution be and how could we pay for it?

Simba January 27, 2012 at 01:33 PM
Looks large enough, maybe they could make it into a Middle School. Go from 2 to 1, might make more economical sense.
Joe Dowd January 27, 2012 at 07:57 PM
Simba: That's an interesting thought. I was thinking more like a museum. But for what? I'm just scrambling for ideas here. Thanks.
Debbie Gershow-Lindell January 29, 2012 at 11:25 AM
How about low cost housing for seniors??


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