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Credit: CityRealty via Liberty Helicopter Tours (February 2020) Credit: CityRealty via Liberty Helicopter Tours (February 2020)
On Monday morning, the US navy ship Comfort docked on New York City’s Pier 90. As shore-based hospitals devote their efforts to coronavirus, patients undergoing unrelated treatment will be relocated to the ship, which has 12 fully-equipped operating rooms and 1,000 hospital beds on board. In the words of Mayor Bill de Blasio, “This is like adding a whole other hospital to New York City.”
USNS-Comfort-01 Image via Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office
The naval ship pulled into New York Harbor with the Statue of Liberty and historic buildings in the background. This includes the Battery Maritime Building, a Beaux Arts ferry terminal and New York City Landmark originally constructed in 1909 and set to be transformed into a fashionable hotel with a rooftop restaurant run by Cipriani, one of the leaseholders. Until the city went on PAUSE, it appeared on track to meet its estimated completion date of summer 2020.
 
 
 
 
Battery Maritime Building
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Battery Maritime Building
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Battery Maritime Building
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Battery Maritime Building
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Battery Maritime Building
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Battery Maritime Building
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Battery Maritime Building
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The Battery Maritime Building is one of the last buildings from more than a century on the waterfront, having gone up at a time when ferry travel was an integral part of getting around New York City, but it and related buildings deteriorated after Brooklyn’s ferry service was shut down in 1938. Indeed, it is one of the only surviving buildings of its kind on the East River, which accounts for its place on the National Register of Historic Places.

Renovations began in 2001, and the city initially approved plans for redevelopment in 2009. Progress was impeded by a series of legal and financial setbacks, not to mention Superstorm Sandy, but a jolt of capital in summer 2018 revitalized the project. Meanwhile, Governors Island reopened in summer 2016 and the building served as a terminal for its incoming and outgoing ferries.
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Battery-Maritime-01 Photo via Marvel Architects

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