Endless Repairs and Reconstruction Enters Yet Another Phase

What's going on at Blackwell House?

Updated 37 weeks ago
Blackwell House under wraps again...
Blackwell House under wraps again...
© David Stone / Roosevelt Island Daily

What the hell’s going on with Blackwell House? The question popped into my head last week when I saw the historic landmark under a protective wrap again.

In a Roosevelt Islander blog post, they asked, “… at what point will the condition of Blackwell House be such that it can be used for some purpose other than just staring at it?”

To get your mind around the mess RIOC’s made of this potentially gorgeous historic landmark, you need to know that that quote is from April, 2011.

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