Ground Broken on $146 Million Hospital in New York’s Finger Lake Region

CORNING, N.Y. — The groundbreaking was held April 18 for the new $146 million Guthrie Corning Hospital, with construction on the 232,000-square-foot facility scheduled to begin in late June.

The hospital features 65 private rooms and is designed to be energy efficient and promote green operations. The new hospital will replace the outdated Denison Parkway facility, built in the early 1900s.

“This project truly represents a new era in patient care for the residents of the region,” said Shirley Magana, president of the Hospital.

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