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Charity Hospital New Orleans, L.A.

Louisiana Healthcare Architecture design by RMJM Architects, USA

Oct 5, 2008

Date: 2008-

Design: RMJM Hillier architects

Location: 136 S Roman St, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America

Hospital Building in New Orleans

Charity Hospital New Orleans building design
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Charity Hospital

Teaching hospital, part of the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans

Charity Hospital was one of two teaching hospitals which were part of the Medical Center of Louisiana at New Orleans (MCLNO), the other being University Hospital. Three weeks after the events of Hurricane Katrina, then Governor Kathleen Blanco said that Charity Hospital would not reopen as a functioning hospital.

Charity Hospital New Orleans, Louisiana
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The Louisiana State University System, which owns the building, stated that it had no plans to reopen the hospital in its original location. It chose to incorporate Charity Hospital into the city’s new medical center in the lower Mid-City neighborhood. The new hospital completed in August 2015 was named University Medical Center New Orleans.

The building’s cornerstone lists the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works (later called the Public Works Administration) as the building authority. The architects were Weiss, Dreyfous & Seiferth, who were also responsible for the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge.

Charity Hospital New Orleans building
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The hospital features two stone bas-reliefs and a cast-aluminum screen called Louisiana at Work and Play, all by artist Enrique Alférez. The Louisiana Department of Health and Human Resources (DHH) took control of Charity Hospital in 1970. The hospital was transferred to the Louisiana Health Care Authority (LHCA) in 1991 and to the LSU System in 1997.
Source: Wikipedia

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Charity Hospital New Orleans architect : RMJM Hillier


Location: Charity Hospital New Orleans, 136 S Roman Street, New Orleans, L.A., United States of America

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