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VA considers location in New Orleans for hospital

New Orleans Times-Picayune, July 31, 2008
As it forges ahead with plans to build a new hospital in downtown New Orleans, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is considering an offer from a real estate company that wants to sell the vacant and deteriorating Lindy Boggs Medical Center. The agency has planned for more than two years to build its new hospital just north of downtown New Orleans, where it could share laundry, laboratory, and parking with Louisiana State University's proposed teaching hospital.