New Amsterdam Public Hospital

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New Amsterdam Public Hospital
NA Hospital 1950.jpg
New Amsterdam Public Hospital (1950)
New Amsterdam Public Hospital is located in Guyana
New Amsterdam Public Hospital
Shown in Guyana
Geography
Location New Amsterdam, Guyana
Coordinates 6°14′28″N 57°31′18″W / 6.2412°N 57.5217°W / 6.2412; -57.5217Coordinates: 6°14′28″N 57°31′18″W / 6.2412°N 57.5217°W / 6.2412; -57.5217
Organisation
Funding Government hospital
Hospital type General
History
Founded 1885

New Amsterdam Public Hospital, in New Amsterdam, Guyana, is outstanding example of timber architecture, and one of the two surviving architectural masterpieces designed by Cesar Castellani, an architect employed in the Public Works Department of British Guiana.

Construction commenced in late 1881 with funds provided to the Public Works Department by the colonial administration. The hospital was built in stages. The central pavilion was completed in 1881. The hospital was almost complete in 1884, and was occupied in 1885.

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