The University of Kentucky is in final negotiations with Shriners Hospitals for Children to build a facility for the charitable organization on South Limestone across the street from UK's new patient bed tower. It's not clear what would happen to the Shriners hospital on Richmond Road, but C.J. Parrish, spokeswoman for Masonic Homes of Kentucky, confirmed Tuesday that the organization has had informal discussions with Shriners officials about buying the 29-acre property for a seniors community.
UK and Shriners Hospitals Plan New Facility
By Linda B. Blackford, Lexington Herald-Leader & Beverly Fortune, Lexington Herald-Leader • Sep 5, 2012