Back in March, Rudin Management announced it had reached a deal with Long Island-LIU to open up an urgent care center in part of the old St. Vincent’s hospital in Greenwich Village. This would allow the powerful developer to continue with plans to build luxury condos in place of much of the old hospital as well as returning medical care to the neighborhood. Many locals were unsatisfied, since they would not be getting a full-fledged hospital, but the main opposition group has just dropped its legal appeal to the deal, meaning it can go ahead. Read More
Well, the Rudins have their latest prize—a bankruptcy court judge yesterday approved the august real estate family’s purchase of the shuttered St. Vincent’s hospital campus for $260 million.
Greenwich Village has been clamoring for a new hospital ever since St. Vincent’s closed nearly a year ago. Now, with the news that North Shore-LIJ is poised to open an emergency care facility in the next few years—no major trauma unit, no in-patient care—while the Rudins get to build their condos across the street, Read More
St. Vincent’s, North Shore-LIJ and Rudin Management just announced and preferable (at least from a preservation perspective), choice–simply reuse the old building.
During a conference call, the three partners clarified their plan. The most striking revelation is that this new facility is the first of its kind in the city, though Read More
Nearly a year after St. Vincent’s closed, a hospital is returning to Greenwich Village, albeit a much smaller one. St. Vincent and North Shore-Long Island Jewish have just announced a deal that, along with developer Rudin Management, will place an emergency care facility within the O’Toole Building, the distinctive “overbite building” on the west side Read More
It’s the dueling downtown controversies! Which is the bigger deal,
UPDATE: The Daily News is reporting that no one has yet contacted the Park51 backers about the St. Vincent’s plan, nor are they particularly interested in it.
Earlier this month, St. Vincent’s announced its plan to hire CB Richard Ellis to market the eight buildings that make up its Greenwich Village campus. The announcement came as a slap in the face to Bill Rudin, the developer whose family firm had a deal to buy some of the properties from the hospital Read More
What will become of St. Vincent’s boarded-up hospital campus in the West Village? We might find out soon enough, as the non-profit that once ran the hulking complex on Seventh Avenue has asked a bankruptcy judge to allow a sale of the St. Vincent’s campus to proceed. According to The Times, CB Richard Ellis Read More