Former military hospital in Baltimore near Hopkins campus to get new life as academic center

Johns Hopkins University now plans to make over a 1930s-era hospital building on the edge of its Homewood campus that was originally established by Congress to care for sick and disabled seamen for academic purposes. The building, originally the 290-bed Baltimore Marine Hospital, has served many public, private, university purposes over the decades. It was marked for demolition at one point to make way for several Hopkins health system buildings, but university officials now say they plan to keep the structure. (Balt. Sun)

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