News - DeKalb County

Proposal to redevelop former St. Mary’s Hospital into 32 apartments returns for DeKalb city approval

City commission gives plan for 100-year-old vacant building preliminary approval

A DeKalb developer is proposing to renovate the long-vacant former St. Mary’s Hospital, a 100-year-old building on Fisk Avenue, into 32 one and two-bedroom apartments. Concept art for the plans is shown here (project concept plans provided by City of DeKalb on March 31, 2022 )
Scripture etched into the old St. Mary's Hospital building at 145 Fisk Ave. in DeKalb Tuesday July 10, 2018. The building served as a hospital after its construction in 1922 until 1965, and has also housed office space and was the home to School District 428's administration until 1992.