Vassar Brothers Medical Center

Transforming Healthcare on the Hudson

  • SLIDE SHOW: State-of-the-Art Healthcare Inspired by the Hudson

    Take a journey in photographs through the construction of the patient pavilion at Vassar Brothers Medical Center, from pouring the cement for the foundation to hoisting the final steel beam. (We will update this gallery regularly throughout construction).

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  • Timeline of Progress in Healthcare

    Explore a Timeline of Progress in Healthcare and the Mid-Hudson Valley From 1887 to the new patient pavilion’s opening in 2019, Vassar has a proud legacy of serving patients and the community for generations. Learn about our history and the milestones along the way as we Transform Healthcare on the Hudson.

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  • Medical, Surgical, Critical Care Room

    Visit the Prototype Experience

    See replicas of medical/surgical and critical care rooms through a self-guided tour. Open Wednesdays from 2 to 5 p.m. at 60 Livingston Street. Walk-ins welcome. For more information, call (845) 554-1736.

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  • Vassar Brothers Medical Center


    • Breaking Ground

      An overview of the site on April 7, 2017.

    • Building a Foundation

      A rig drills caissons on the site in April 2017.

    • In the Beginning

      An overview of the site on June 16, 2017.

    • On the Rise

      Concrete is pumped for vertical columns in June 2017.

    • Structure in Harmony

      An overview of the site in September 2017.

    • Real Steel

      Progress is made erecting steel in December 2017.

    • Taking Shape

      An overview of the site on January 12, 2018.

    • Future Views

      The west face of the building and the green roof is seen in March 2018.

    • Synchronicity

      A view of the east elevation in July 2018.

    • Growing Up

      Exterior framing on the patient pavilion in July 2018.

    • View From the Top

      Erection of steel continues in July 2018. The Walkway Over the Hudson is seen in the distance.

    • Room with a View

      A look at the picturesque view of the Hudson River from a future patient room..

    • Façade of the Future

      Windows are placed on the west elevation of the patient pavilion in August 2018.

    • 2-Year Celebration

      Signed steel beam placed on new Vassar Brothers Medical Center patient pavilion on the project’s two-year anniversary.

    • On the East Side

      Exterior glass starts to get installed near the end of September 2018.

    • Passage

      Interior steel framing shows the skeleton of a future hallway.

    • Water Perspective

      The nurses’ lounge on the seventh floor offers majestic Hudson River views.

    • Reflections

      The sunset reflects off glass on the west side of the pavilion in November.

    • Snow Day

      The first snow of the season leaves a clear, white dusting on the structure.

    • Overnight Glow

      Interior lights shine through the darkness in December 2018.

    • Vassar Brothers Medical Center Patient Pavililon
    • View From Above

      A bird’s-eye view of the east side of the patient pavilion in April 2019.

    • Vassar Brothers Patient Pavilion Level 2 Critical Care
    • Critical Developments

      The Critical Care unit on the second floor of the patient pavilion above the new Emergency Department takes shape in April 2019.

    • Vassar Brothers Medical Center Patient Pavilion
    • Safe and Warm

      A section of hallway gets some drywall and insulation in April 2019.

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