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Veterans Administration Medical Center, Building No. 8, Old State Route 13 West, Marion, Williamson County, IL

Veterans Administration Medical Center, Building No. 8, Old State Route 13 West, Marion, Williamson County, IL

 
 
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Summary

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.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-193
Survey number: HABS IL-1155-C
Building/structure dates: 1940 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Dennett, Muesig, Ryan & Associates, Ltd., photographer
Ryan, Robert A, photographer
Harms, Bruce A, photographer
Dennett, Muesig, Ryan & Associates, Ltd., historian
Ryan, Robert A, historian
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Location

Marion Mobile Home Village37.72968, -88.91259
Google Map of 37.7296763, -88.91259339999999
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Source

Library of Congress
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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