- New York City, Staten Island, NY
- Site Type:
- Education and Health, Civic Facilities, Hospitals and Clinics
- New Deal Agencies:
- Public Works Funding, Public Works Administration (PWA)
- Quality of Information:
- Very Good
- Site Survival:
Seaview Hospital was a tuberculosis sanatorium constructed “between 1905 and 1938 and was the largest and most costly municipal facility for the treatment of tuberculosis of its date in the United States” (wikipedia). The children’s hospital pictured here was constructed by the PWA.
The hospital was eventually abandoned and spent many years in a state of ruin. In recent years some of the facilities have been restored as the Sea View Hospital Rehabilitation Center. As far as the Living New Deal has been able to ascertain, however, this building remains in ruins.
Source notesNational Archives and Records Administration https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seaview_Hospital https://www.scoutingny.com/the-old-kitchen-at-sea-view-hospital/
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