Veterans Administration Medical Center, Building No. 8, Old State Route 13 West, Marion, Williamson County, IL
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Old State Route 13 West, Marion, IL
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS IL-1155-C
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-193).
Building/structure dates: 1940 initial construction
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.
U.S. Veterans Administration
Dennett, Muesig, Ryan & Associates, Ltd., Photographer
Ryan, Robert A., Photographer
Harms, Bruce A., Photographer
Dennett, Muesig, Ryan & Associates, Ltd., Historian
Ryan, Robert A., Historian
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
1. E & N (FRONT) ELEVATIONS OF BUILDING 8; LOOKING SW. (Ryan)
2. W & S ELEVATIONS OF BUILDING 8; LOOKING NE. (Ryan)
3. DETAIL VIEW OF S ENTRY DOOR TO BUILDING 8, SHOWING ONE OF THE ORIGINAL LIGHT FIXTURES AND THE EGYPTIAN MOTIF DECORATION; LOOKING N (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 8-1R, DATED SEPTEMBER 4, 1940. (8 x 10 negative)
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