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DNAINFO NEW YORK --Affordable Housing to Replace Shuttered Kings County Hospital Psych Ward
February 3, 2014
CROWN HEIGHTS — A former psychiatric ward at Kings County Hospital will soon be torn down and replaced with an affordable housing complex.
Nonprofit developer CAMBA recently announced plans to demolish the Crown Heights hospital's former G-building at 560 Winthrop St. — which was a psychiatric ward until 2009 — and build a state-of-the-art apartment building in its place. The project will be the second phase of a development called CAMBA Gardens, which already occupies the site of other former hospital buildings at 690 and 738 Albany Ave.