What’s next for St. Vincent’s?

April 16, 2010 11:34AM

As St. Vincent’s Hospital faces closure, rumors are swirling over what will become of the West Village campus on the corner of 12th Street and Seventh Avenue, according to the New York Times, with preservationists alarmed over the possibility that it could become a luxury residential development. Rudin Management will likely redevelop the site and has promised to maintain at least part of the space for health care, with CEO William Rudin describing the creation of “an alternative health care facility” as “essential.” But community advocates are wary of Rudin’s claims, and the West 12th Street Block Association has already begun voicing concern.


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