12. T Building

T Building
T Building. Courtesy of Dunn Development Corp.

Built in 1941, the eleven-story Art-Moderne Triboro Hospital for Tuberculosis operated as a tuberculosis sanatorium and a general hospital until the early 2000s. The hospital, housed in what is now called the “T Building,” merged with the adjacent Queens General Hospital in the 1950s and was converted into a general hospital in the 1970s. Since the opening of the new Queens Hospital Center in 2001, the “T Building” has remained the location of administrative offices and storage space.

Following decades of underuse and deterioration, Dunn Development Corp. and SLCE Architects have rehabilitated the former hospital and converted it into 200 rental units for low and middle-income households.