9 Facts About New York Hospital


New York Hospital or Old New York Hospital or City Hospital was founded in 1771 with a charter from King George III, and is the second oldest hospital in New York City, and the third oldest in the United States.

George III was King of Great Britain and Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death.

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It was originally located on Broadway between Duane Street and Anthony Street.

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In 1821, the hospital opened the Bloomingdale Insane Asylum on Broadway and West 116th Street in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan.

The Bloomingdale Insane Asylum was a private hospital for the care of the mentally ill that was founded by New York Hospital.


Due to real estate pressures, it moved to White Plains, New York in 1891, where it eventually became the Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic, now known as "New York-Presbyterian/Westchester".

At his death in 1927, Payne Whitney bestowed the funds to build and endow the Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.

White Plains is a city in Westchester County, New York, United States.


The Morningside Heights site became part of Columbia University.

Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in Upper Manhattan, New York City.


New York Hospital outgrew its original building by the 1870s, and moved to a new building between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and West 15th and 16th Streets, which opened in 1877.


The original facility was maintained as a House of Relief, which moved to Hudson Street in 1884.


In 1912, New York Hospital become affiliated with the Cornell University Medical College and moved in 1932 to a joint facility, the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, now the Weill Cornell Medical Center, on York Avenue between East 67th and 68th Streets.

The NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital is a nonprofit university hospital in New York City affiliated with two Ivy League medical schools: Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons and Weill Cornell Medical College.

York Avenue and Sutton Place are the names of a relatively short north-south thoroughfare in the Yorkville, Lenox Hill, and Sutton Place neighborhoods of the East Side of Manhattan, in New York City.

Weill Cornell Medicine is the biomedical research unit and medical school of Cornell University, a private Ivy League university.


In 1998 it administratively merged with Presbyterian Hospital to become NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital and the site functions as one of the six campuses of NYP.

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