Florida State Hospital: Landis Hall – Chattahoochee FL

City:
Chattahoochee, FL

Site Type:
Education and Health, Hospitals and Clinics, Dormitories

New Deal Agencies:
Public Works Administration (PWA), Public Works Funding

Started:
1937

Completed:
1938

Contractor:
Batson and Cook

Quality of Information:
Very Good

Marked:
Unknown

Description

Landis Hall was completed in 1938 as a 202-room dormitory for student nurses and other employees working at the Florida State Hospital in Chattahoochee, Florida. It replaced the old nurses home which was destroyed in February 1937. The construction contract was financed in part by the PWA and awarded to Batson and Cook of West Point, Georgia. The building was named for the late Florida Attorney-General, Cary D. Landis. PWA Docket No. Fla 1372-DS.

Source notes

"Cabinet Accepts U.S. Funds for Hospital," Tallahassee Democrat, October 5, 1937

"Work Will Begin on Nurses' Home," Tallahassee Democrat, November 10, 1937

"Hospital Completed," Tallahassee Democrat, August 30, 1938

Site originally submitted by Jonathan Lammers on February 17, 2024.

Location Info


100 North Main Street, Landis Hall
Chattahoochee, FL 32324

Coordinates: 30.70721, -84.84289

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