Tuberculosis Hospital – Atwater CA

Description

“This structure is a combined preventorium and
children’s hospital, the two units being connected by a large recreation room. The preventorium consists of two dormitories, one for boys and one for girls, separated by a nurses’ station, each dormitory accommodating 20 beds. The hospital has an X-ray and an examination and treatment room, three wards, eight single rooms, and the dining room and kitchen. The entire lay-out has a usable floor area of 13,750 square feet.

The construction consists of reinforced-concrcic
footings, wood frame with stucco finish on the exterior walls, and a mission tile roof. The nurses’ home is a separate building illustrated above on the left.

The project was completed in December 1936 at a
construction cost of $84,060 and a project cost of $91,584.”

Exact address and current status unknown.

Project Details

Federal Cost Local Cost Total Cost Project #'s
91584

Source notes

Short, C. W. and R. Stanley-Brown (1939) Public Buildings: Architecture under the Public Works Administration, 1933 to 1939. United States Government Printing Office, Washington, DC.

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Location Info


Atwater, CA

Location notes:
Location is general marker for miscellaneous projects in Merced County. Any information on more specific addresses for the projects below would be greatly appreciated.

Coordinates: 37.302163, -120.482968

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