Beth Plavner and Jay Blackman with a rendering
of Howard County General Hospital’s future façade in
the background. The new building, on the left, is joined to the
old by a glass “knuckle.”
Space in Howard County
Our Columbia cousin is adding on
Those towering construction cranes, so ubiquitous in East Baltimore,
soon will be making their way to Howard County General Hospital,
where plans for a five-level patient tower and new parking garage
are under way.
Though dramatically smaller in scale, HCGH’s campus development
plan has more than a few things in common with Hopkins Hospital’s.
All 90 new inpatient rooms, for example, will be private, and
the existing, semiprivate medical/surgical rooms will be converted