The Art of the Smallpox Hospital, Renwick’s Historic Gem, in Spring


Adorned, almost as if by a brushstroke, the art of the Smallpox Hospital, joins nature and design.

By David Stone

The Roosevelt Island Daily News

When James Renwick designed his second building on Blackwell’s Island, it’s unlikely that he foresaw a future where resilient nature would adorn it this way.

At the height of spring, rich green tones warmly accent the historic site.

Note: fans of the Smallpox hospital can now get a rare look inside here.

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