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Veterans Administration Medical Center, Building No. 13, Old State Route 13 West, Marion, Williamson County, IL



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Item Title
Veterans Administration Medical Center, Building No. 13, Old State Route 13 West, Marion, Williamson County, IL

Location
Old State Route 13 West, Marion, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IL-1155-D
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-193).
Building/structure dates: 1940 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1942 subsequent work
See HABS IL-1155 for overview history of complex & list of original architectural drawings. See photographs in this record for photocopies of drawings.

Significance: A typical example of Veterans Administration neuro-psychiatric hospital construction using the "Architectural Set" of drawings for a campus complex setting, the Marion, Illinois VA Medical Center is significant because of its rare use of Egyptian Revival architectural decoration.

Subjects
Health Care
Office Buildings
Brick Buildings


Related Names
U.S. Veterans Administration
Ryan, Robert A., Photographer
Harms, Bruce A., Photographer
Dennett, Muesig, Ryan & Associates, Ltd., Photographer
Ryan, Robert A., Historian
Dennett, Muesig, Ryan & Associates, Ltd., Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. N (FRONT) & W ELEVATIONS OF BUILDING 13; LOOKING SE. (Harms)
2. S & E ELEVATIONS OF BUILDING 13; LOOKING NW. (Harms)
3. DETAIL VIEW OF THE MAIN ENTRY OF BUILDING 13, SHOWING THE ORIGINAL LIGHT FIXTURES AND THE EGYPTIAN MOTIF DECORATION; LOOKING SSW. (Ryan)
4. Photograph of a line drawing in the possession of the Engineer's office of the Marion, Illinois Veterans Administration Medical Center. (PLANS, ELEVATIONS & DETAILS); DRAWING 13-1R, DATED SEPTEMBER 4, 1940. (8 x 10 negative)


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