A New Chapter Begins for Malden Hospital
Malden Advocate | Oct 4, 2019 | by Barbara Taormina
A plan to redevelop the Malden Hospital site has been a long time coming, but this week's presentation at the Beebe School Auditorium proved it was worth the wait. A small crowd turned out Wednesday night for the first public presentation of a community-focused redevelopment plan that's been in the works for the past year thanks to a partnership between the Friends of Fellsmere Heights and Boston Architectural College's Gateway Initiative Program.
BAC faculty advisor and architect Rashmi Ramaswamy worked with a team of students to produce a plan based on ideas and aspirations of the Friends, their supporters and Malden and Medford residents who had concerns about a proposal for a large private residential development and those who felt the hospital site is a community resource that is meant for a higher use.Read more