The old New Amsterdam Hospital

The old New Amsterdam Hospital

There are 164 comments on the Stabroek News story from Nov 11, 2006, titled The old New Amsterdam Hospital. In it, Stabroek News reports that:

Some months ago we carried a report by Mr Daniel Da Costa in this newspaper about the old New Amsterdam Hospital falling to pieces.

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man on a swing

Bay Shore, NY

#46 Feb 27, 2009
MLCOLE-BLYE wrote:
ANYBODY KNOWS MORRISIAN HOSPITAL IN BRONX NY AND WHETHER IS WAS TORE DOWN AND REPLACED???
its still working. some repaiirs was done, but its going good so far
man on a swing

Bay Shore, NY

#47 Mar 17, 2009
i lived next to the hospital, and it should be torn down and the whole area disinfected, its infested with pests---basically big rats, germs and chemicals. all the sewage in the septic tanks are not good to save for history.it can be make a park for ppeople and kids to play/relax. or for a lil garden full of beautiful flowers.i have lived next to it for bout 15 years , right opposite the operation theatre and it does emit certain odors.i was a patient a few times, but that hospital get lots of tales behind it. sookraj the gynaecologist used to fool women that they pregnant and take their money to perform so called abortions.everytime their belly hurt or they in pain he always say they are pregnant----he really fooled lots of them. i hope his family see and read what im saying. i can back it and other nurses too who im in contact with.
man on a swing

Bay Shore, NY

#48 Mar 17, 2009
surendra sanicher wrote:
i was born in that hospital they should save it
they cal me somaroo
hey i know you. did you live in trinity street.lets keep in touch here.
man on a swing

Bay Shore, NY

#49 Mar 17, 2009
old dr mohabir gon cry cause his clinic will be exposed to all. heneeds to retire. he too old. he must be the longest serving doctor in guyana. i knowhim since i was lil.and all he does is give people antibiotic and aspirin.just like a barefoot doctor.
sonia tamisar

Nassau, Bahamas

#50 Jun 4, 2009
The hospital should stay and and be maintained .
Veronica

Madrid, Spain

#51 Jun 5, 2009
N/A has next to nothing. The building must remain, much of our heritage has been destroyed lets preserve the ones we still have.

Build a new medical center somewhere else.
Geeta Seeram

New Castle, PA

#52 Jun 8, 2009
Ok i am a moron and i used my kids and cousin name to make post so let me be the fool to say that the hospital should remain there.
Radica-canada

Mississauga, Canada

#53 Jun 12, 2009
I was in Guyana in October/08 together with two Canadian friends. They love the Structure of the New Amsterdam Hospital. One suggested that it should be preserved. Charge the Public a fee which will help maintain the upkeep of the building. I did my first year of Nursing there before coming to Canada. We all shared good memories of this hospital. Lets keep it alive. Presently it looked so ruined.
OsamaObama

Bronx, NY

#55 Jun 13, 2009
they should tear down the old stinking filthy hospital that breeds rats etc.it would be a waste of prime land to preserve such a building. they should just keep pics.
Positive Vybez

Georgetown, Guyana

#56 Jun 25, 2009
Keeping the Country's History is Indeed important but why invest money there when there are alot of medical facilities in guyana is in need. for example the hinterland areas
my-call-jack-son

Greenport, NY

#57 Jul 2, 2009
only a fool will waste time and money upkeeping an old dangerous building that can hurt its population. so you illiterate morons go get a life and stop talking trash
vivian

Mississauga, Canada

#58 Jul 3, 2009
my-call-jack-son wrote:
only a fool will waste time and money upkeeping an old dangerous building that can hurt its population. so you illiterate morons go get a life and stop talking trash
Obviously you did not read all the comments. One writer suggested to preserve the building and made it a historic site. Charge people a fee to tour it and use the money to upkeep the building. Why are you calling people illiterate? From your tone you need to get some education.
uncle burnam

Greenport, NY

#59 Jul 5, 2009
vivian wrote:
<quoted text>
Obviously you did not read all the comments. One writer suggested to preserve the building and made it a historic site. Charge people a fee to tour it and use the money to upkeep the building. Why are you calling people illiterate? From your tone you need to get some education.
shet ya cyat and stay quiet. its a breeding ground for rats, mosquitoes and lots of germs there. i worked there you fool.are you going to digest the shit in the septic tanks . are you going to find the rat holes and kill the rats.get a life you illiterate .
Robby

Cold Spring Harbor, NY

#60 Jul 6, 2009
Veronica wrote:
N/A has next to nothing. The building must remain, much of our heritage has been destroyed lets preserve the ones we still have.
Build a new medical center somewhere else.
Hey Veronica, shalom......You should visit that old facility, like man-on-a swing said, it is really infested . They are doing the right thing to demolish it and clean up the whole place. Building a new medical facilty is a better option. Preserving a heritage is not worth it. Let's put aside our EMOTIONS and look for and deal with advancement. We are dealing with human health, not heritage.
aron

Mississauga, Canada

#61 Jul 8, 2009
Here are all the reasons to preserve the hospital
New Amsterdam Public Hospital

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New Amsterdam Public Hospital (1950)

The New Amsterdam Public Hospital, in New Amsterdam, Guyana, is outstanding example of timber architecture, and one of the two surviving architectural masterpieces designed by Cesar Castellani, an architect employed in the Public Works Department of British Guiana.

Construction commenced in late 1881 with funds provided to the Public Works Department by the colonial administration. The hospital was built in stages. The central pavilion was completed in 1881. The hospital was almost complete in 1884, and was occupied in 1885.

This article about a Guyanese building or structure is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.
Mark

United States

#62 Jul 29, 2009
For all you expatriots...send the money for it restoration....otherwise?
uncle burnam

Bronx, NY

#63 Aug 8, 2009
vivian wrote:
<quoted text>
Obviously you did not read all the comments. One writer suggested to preserve the building and made it a historic site. Charge people a fee to tour it and use the money to upkeep the building. Why are you calling people illiterate? From your tone you need to get some education.
vivian go wash yuh batty at the hospital and see wat gon happen yuh stinky dinky.rats gon run thru yuh battyhole so fast thay you think its the worms you got in you
Veronica

Sevilla, Spain

#64 Aug 10, 2009
uncle burnam wrote:
<quoted text>vivian go wash yuh batty at the hospital and see wat gon happen yuh stinky dinky.rats gon run thru yuh battyhole so fast thay you think its the worms you got in you
Nice to see a Guyanese at his best. Common decency towards the female gender is what coloured men lacks, whether Indian or black. The white man will always be superior to you guys.

The New Amsterdam hospital building has historical value, something only the white race understands. Very sad.
uncle burnam

Bronx, NY

#65 Aug 10, 2009
Veronica wrote:
<quoted text>Nice to see a Guyanese at his best. Common decency towards the female gender is what coloured men lacks, whether Indian or black. The white man will always be superior to you guys.
The New Amsterdam hospital building has historical value, something only the white race understands. Very sad.
veronica you talking skont now. read wat i said.
Veronica

Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, Spain

#66 Aug 11, 2009
uncle burnam wrote:
<quoted text>veronica you talking skont now. read wat i said.
You expressed yourself in a vulgar manner, even in your answer to me, you proved your disability.

Some people do not realize how their behaviour dishonours their parents. But then again this may not be the case.

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