Edgar Cayce is a world renowned physic and huge proponent of healing through holistic means. He is also known as 'the sleeping prophet', a name gained from how he would enter into sleep-like trances and answer questions and give prophecies. Things he correctly proposed include the stock market crash of 1929, and WWII (Who Was Edgar Cayce?).
It was originally done in a beach-hotel style, but has undergone many renovations that have changed the architectural style (Virginia Beach Historic Register Site Summary). In 2013 the hospital was renovated for the first time in 85 years. Work was done to repair and upgrade it, as well as to remodel the building to look more like it did originally. Renovations included: new siding, a wrap-around porch as well as several internal additions such as an elevator, updating of old rooms, and the addition of new rooms (Cayce).
Today, the hospital is used as a spa and wellness-center. Everything from counselling, to massages is offered, in addition to several other holistic services. Inside labyrinth and a cafe which is open to visitors. There is a library, open to the public, on the second floor where the full list of Cayce's readings can be found (A.R.E. Headquarters Campus In Virginia Beach).