City holds hearing on Park Slope expansion plan for New York Methodist Hospital

The city held a hearing to listen to a presentation on the expansion plan for New York Methodist Hospital. The Park Slope hospital wants to

The proposal has already received approval from Community Board 6.

The proposal has already received approval from Community Board 6. (2/11/14)

BROOKLYN - The city held a hearing to listen to a presentation on the expansion plan for New York Methodist Hospital. 

The Park Slope hospital wants to build a facility on 8th Avenue, which could include cancer and urgent care centers. 

Some residents welcome the expansion, but others say that because it would require removing Methodist-owned brownstones, it will ruin the historical character of the neighborhood. 

The proposal has already received approval from Community Board 6, but now it's up to the city to make a final decision.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

The victims, both males, are 15 and 18 1 The Buzz: East 55th Street shooting
The We Are the Resistance fundraiser allowed artists 2 Fundraiser highlights works of female 'resistance' artists
Clinton Hill landlords say they're working with the 3 Rebuilding continues 9 days after fire
Community leaders in Sheepshead Bay are demanding the 4 CB15 calls for elevator at Sheepshead Bay station
The Brooklyn Public Library in Flatbush hosted an 5 Flatbush library hosts Motown karaoke event

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

The community board's opinion is only advisory and Community board backs hospital expansion

Community Board 6 has voted in favor of New York Methodist Hospital’s controversial expansion plan,

The hospital says the facility would also create Meeting held on hospital expansion

Community Board 6 held a meeting Monday to discuss plans to expand New York Methodist

Hospital officials say they have been listening to Community members fight hospital expansion

Residents rallied Thursday night to fight the proposed expansion of Park Slope's New York Methodist

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE