Monday, April 12, 2010

St. Vincent’s hospital was ground zero for the AIDS epidemic. And now it’ll be condos?

"The obituary for St. Vincent’s, when it is finally written, will recall that the hospital’s greatest moment—and its darkest—came in the eighties, as it found itself quite awkwardly in the thick of the global AIDS plague. The flood of patients was extreme, spilling into every available bed, then throughout the surrounding corridors, where masking tape marked off virtual rooms." READ MORE