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Home > Illinois > Marion > Veterans Administration Medical Center, Old State Route 13 West, Marion, Williamson County, IL



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B&W Photos
The Va Medical Center Seen From The Tree-lined Entry
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The Va Medical Center Seen From The Tree-lined Entry
Overall View Of The Medical Center (especially Building 1) From The
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Overall View Of The Medical Center (especially Building 1) From The 'campus' Grounds; Looking Sw
Overall View Of The Medical Center (especially Building 2 & Building 1) From The
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Overall View Of The Medical Center (especially Building 2 & Building 1) From The 'campus' Grounds; Looking Nw
Overall View Of The Medical Center (especially Building 2 & Building 1) From The
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Overall View Of The Medical Center (especially Building 2 & Building 1) From The 'campus' Grounds; Looking Ne
Photograph Of A Line Drawing In The Possession Of The Engineer
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Photograph Of A Line Drawing In The Possession Of The Engineer's Office Of The Marion, Il Veterans Administration Medical Center


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Item Title


Location
Old State Route 13 West, Marion, IL

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS IL-1155
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-193).
Building/structure dates: 1940 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1971 subsequent work
Building/structure dates: 1978 subsequent work
Documentation has been subdivided into individual structures within the complex.
See history for list of original architectural 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
Hospitals


Related Names
U.S. Veterans Administration
Twery, L. E.
Ring Construction Company
Ryan, Robert A., Photographer
Harms, Bruce A., Photographer
Ryan, Robert A., Historian
Dennett, Muesig, Ryan & Associates, Ltd., Historian
Dennett, Muesig, Ryan & Associates, Ltd., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. THE VA MEDICAL CENTER SEEN FROM THE TREE-LINED ENTRY. COMMANDERS' DRIVE; LOOKING S. (Harms)
2. OVERALL VIEW OF THE MEDICAL CENTER (ESPECIALLY BUILDING 1) FROM THE 'CAMPUS' GROUNDS; LOOKING SW. (Harms)
3. OVERALL VIEW OF THE MEDICAL CENTER (ESPECIALLY BUILDING 2 & BUILDING 1) FROM THE 'CAMPUS' GROUNDS; LOOKING NW. (Harms)
4. OVERALL VIEW OF THE MEDICAL CENTER (ESPECIALLY BUILDING 2 & BUILDING 1) FROM THE 'CAMPUS' GROUNDS; LOOKING NE. (Harms)
5. Photograph of a line drawing in the possession of the Engineer's Office of the Marion, IL Veterans Administration Medical Center. PLOT PLAN; DRAWING 1R, DATED SEPTEMBER 4, 1940. (8 x 10 negative)


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