Closed hospital for sale for $2.1 million

Published 9:34 pm Tuesday, July 4, 2017

VICKSBURG (AP) — A vacant hospital in Mississippi is up for sale. The Vicksburg Post reports the former Parkview Hospital is on the market for $2.1 million.

The seven-story building near downtown Vicksburg has been empty since 2002.

Kenneth Carriero, the listing broker, says the structure could be used as a skilled nursing and assisted living facility or as some sort of medical college. He says that if zoning officials agree, it could be used for apartments.

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It was built as Mercy Hospital in 1957 and renamed Parkview in the 1990s after being bought by a Tennessee company. That company was later acquired by another company based in Texas. A new hospital opened in Vicksburg in 2002.