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U.S. Veterans Administration Medical Center, 600 South Seventieth Street, Lincoln, Lancaster County, NE



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Item Title


Location
600 South Seventieth Street, Lincoln, NE

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NE-41
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-39).
Building/structure dates: 1929 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1947 subsequent work
Significance: The Lincoln Veterans Administration Medical Center is part of the VA's "Architectural Set," which is a thematic group of VA planned and designed hospitals constructed throughout the nation between 1922 and 1949. While planned from prototype floor plans, each "set" building's facade was stylistically adapted to fit in with the local architecture of its host community. The out-standing institutional architecture, in this case Georgian Colonial style, reflects the VA's desire to fit in at Lincoln as well as design a cohesive medical complex with architectural merit. The entire 62.1 acres containing the 1929 buildings make up a historic district which is eligible for the National Register of Historic Places.

Subjects
Medicine
Brick Buildings
Hospitals


Related Names
Talbott, W. N.
VA Medical Center, Medical Media Production Servic, Photographer
Sahs, Jim, Photographer
Ellis, Jerry, Photographer
VA Central Office, Audio-Visuals Service, Photographer
Tupek, Karen Ronne, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. BUILDING #1, HOSPITAL, SOUTH SIDE
2. BUILDING #1, HOSPITAL, EAST SIDE
3. BUILDING #2, MEDICAL CARE, WEST SIDE
4. BUILDING #2, MEDICAL CARE, EAST SIDE
5. BUILDING #2, MEDICAL CARE, NORTH SIDE
6. BUILDING #2, MEDICAL CARE, WEST SIDE
7. BUILDING #3, DINING HALL AND KITCHEN, SOUTH SIDE
8. BUILDING #1, HOSPITAL, WEST SIDE, 1980
9. SITE MAP HIGHLIGHTING SIGNIFICANT BUILDINGS AND SHOWING LOCATION LOCATION OF OUTPATIENT CLINIC ADDITION
10. BUILDING #1, HOSPITAL WITH CUPOLA, WEST SIDE, 1940'S
11. BUILDING #2, MEDICAL CARE, WEST SIDE, CONNECTING CORRIDOR AT LEFT, 1940'S
12. FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, BUILDING #2, #1, WITH CONNECTING CORRIDOR IN FRONT, AND #3 LOOKING NORTHWEST, 1940'S
13. BUILDING #3, KITCHEN AND DINING HALL, SOUTH SIDE, NOVEMBER 1930
14. CAMPUS LOOKING NORTHEAST, FROM LEFT TO RIGHT, BUILDINGS #6, 5, 1, 3 (WITH CONNECTING CORRIDOR IN FRONT) & #2
15. BUILDING #16, GREENHOUSE, 1980, DEMOLISHED 1984


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