New medical tower planned for vacant UES block/Upper East Site, Perkins Eastman Architects Hospital for Special Surgery to Anchor New Upper East Side Medical Tower by Upper East Site Staff October 26, 2021, 11:28 am 2 Comments MANHATTAN - Just as the Hospital for Special Surgery breaks ground on a new tower to be built over the FDR Drive next to its main campus on East 71st Street, the medical center is also expanding to the north— anchoring a new medical office buildingAlready a subscriber? Log in here. Continue reading with an Upper East Site subscription. Read More Comments are closed. 2 Comments Expand All Collapse All Sort by Newest Oldest Too tall looks hideous and doesn’t match the charm of that block. Totally agree. Complete disregard for the neighborhood. Developer came to a meeting to hear from the neighborhood & was told repeatedly that folks did not want concrete & glass. We wanted something that fits the neighborhood.