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Former Memorial Hospital Site Officially Transferred to CEDC

April 27th, 2022 by WCBC Radio

The former Memorial Hospital site has been officially transferred to the Cumberland Economic Development Corporation with plans now centering on construction of a housing development. City officials approved the transfer at the most recent City Council meeting. The hospital was vacated in 2009 with the opening of a new hospital (now UPMC Western Maryland) on Willowbrook Road.  The former hospital structure was razed in 2015, leaving an 8-acre tract that includes a 300-space parking garage still intact at the south end of the property. Matt Miller, executive director of the CEDC, tells WCBC News that the property is prime for market rate residential development…