Kalamazoo State Hospital
aka Western Michigan Asylum, Michigan Asylum for the Insane,Kalamazoo Regional Psychiatric Hospital (KRPH), Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital
Established 1858, almost all historic buildings demolished.
First superintendent: Edwin H. Van Deusen
This hospital remains, and is in operation. Most historic structures are gone, except for the distinctive water tower.
Tower photo by Steven Schrier
Close-up of front of main building
Building with many towers.
Original asylum floor plan
Gate house from 1970 photo by Steven Schrier
Tower with buildings at basedisplayed on this page.
Close-up of tower. Photo by StevenSchrier
Hale-Bopp comet over tower, April 1997.Photo by Steven Schrier