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Staten Island Hospital


Staten Island Hospital  New Building, Castleton Ave. Staten Island, N.Y. [old S.R. Smith Infirmary visible in background], Digital ID 104762, New York Public LibraryOK, so I admit the link of  this picture to the Tottenville Branch is tenuous–it is geographically far from Tottenville, but this is where the Tottenville Branch librarian (me) was born! Sadly, the building is unoccupied and in a very dilapidated state. After Staten Island Hospital moved to its new location (sometime in the late 1970s or early 1980s) this building was converted into an apartment building, but it went bankrupt after a few years. Some squatters occupied  part of it a few years ago, but they were evicted. I think there are legal issues that keep it from being developed. It is a real eyesore in the neighborhood, which is very close to where I presently live.

(Picture from NYPL Digital Gallery)


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Staten Island Hospital

I was born there, too! And my birthday is next month, so very nice to happen upon this photo in the blog. A shame that the building hasn't been kept up. You didn't say when you were born, Donald, so in that spirit I will also remain mum. :-)

I was born there in 1970

Hello, Where can I find more information regarding the hospital and its archives from 1970? Im trying to find my birth mom. She was in a home for girls on staten island around the time I was born. I would really apppreciate any advice you may have to offer. Thank you.

Just want to know if Golden

Just want to know if Golden Water Hospital and Staten Island Hospital at Staten Island N.Y. is one or say the same hospital? Somebody give this address to me Golden Water.... at Staten Is. I like to know if this hospital (still) exist.

Birth Mom Looking for son who I had to put up for adoption 1970

Would love to find son, who I had to put up for adoption, born 1/28/70. birth name Christopher J. McGee, tho actually was spelled wrong on birth certificate, should have been Magee. Have tried many times over the years. Was born at Sten Island Hospital. My e-mail:

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