The Future of the Malden Hospital Site

As of June 7, 2018, there were four proposals that had been discussed or presented in various city circles / meetings related to the future of the Malden Hospital site.

These included the following:

At a June 27, 2018 Ward 3 public meeting, a fifth plan was introduced to the public, with slides shown but not apparently widely shared or distributed

In early February 2019, a sixth plan was revealed. It's unclear when that plan was produced or initially circulated, but evidence indicated it had been discussed privately with a number of city officials and city residents. On February 11, 2019:

On February 15, 2019, an additional proposed plan was posted by Neil Kinnon on his "Kinnon for Malden" FaceBook page. This is known to be at least the seventh plan shared, although some proposals have had only selective, limited distribution. This 2/15/19 V2 proposal has some elements in common with the V1 plan above, but there are also significant differences from the V1 plan disclosed on February 11, 2019:

To recap, here are links to details of the proposals which have been publicly disclosed.

  1. Fellsmere: It takes a Village - this presentation / proposal was discussed in a meeting sought by Brian DeLacey and held with Mayor Christenson, Deborah Burke and Ron Hogan. It evolved into the Hospital Hill proposal.
  2. Hospital Hill - 2018 is a proposal growing out of conversations with community members seeking a financially feasible way forward - you can find an hour-long video on related discussion of this of MATV's 02148 show at this link.
  3. Fellsmere Housing Group key elements of their development plan here.
  4. Friends of Fellsmere Heights, a 501C3, at
  5. The Matheson Plan revealed 6/27/18 meeting notes at this link
  6. The NK-MVRCS Plan V1 (2/11/19) - reportedly discussed with multiple city officials, posted here
  7. The NK-MVRCS Plan V2 (2/15/19) - credited to Neil Kinnon slides here
  8. Hospital Hill - 2019 incorporates Atlantic Hotel, Malden and Veterans Village

The early history of the old Malden Hospital site is here.

The modern history of the old Malden Hospital site is covered here.

Some other hospital highlights are recapped at this link.