Bethlehem Press

Friday, April 19, 2019

Guest View - Schlossberg on state hospital demolition

Monday, January 7, 2019 by STATE REP. MIKE SCHLOSSBERG in Opinion

In a perfect world, the Allentown State Hospital buildings would be preserved and re-purposed to create jobs and grow our economy, but we have to face the facts.

Taxpayers are paying millions of dollars every year to keep the buildings from falling down, and no private investors want to buy them. The only answer is the one the state came up with – demolition.