March 7, 2013

A graduate design student with deep ties to the neighborhood hopes to transform the decrepit and abandoned Edgewater Hospital campus into a mecca for gay seniors. Vea Cleary, in a class project that turned into much more, designed an eight-story building that includes a gym, health center, assisted living and affordable housing for seniors at the former hospital site that shut down in 2001 after investigations revealed Medicare and Medicaid fraud.