The venue’s seven floors, opening in phases, will include a café and gallery space, which has already hosted a hip-hop exhibition and will show Annie Leibovitz’s music photography next year; a 2,700-square-foot TV and recording studio where Jude Law has rehearsed for “Alfie”; and in 2004, a restaurant, a library and a small screening room. Also to come is a private club with its 800 founding members from the entertainment industry to be selected by a committee.
“The most groovy times in pop culture were when one medium was integrated with another,” Stewart explains. “The Hospital has been created from the ground up so that people can work and play in an environment where they will be surrounded by all this creative and technological intelligence. This will be a real living, breathing, creative community.”