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Vanderbilt Hospital West Court Entrance, circa 1964

The West Court project was completed in 1964, when it became the new hospital entrance. Browse related items

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Architectural Rendering of Werthan Building

The new Werthan Building replaced the original entrance to Vanderbilt Hospital, and was completed in 1970. Browse related items

The Joe and Howard Werthan Building, ca. 1970

In 1970, the Werthan Building was completed, replacing the iconic entrance to the Vanderbilt Hospital. Browse related items

The Joe and Howard Werthan Building, ca. 1970

After the completion of the West Court project in 1964, the main hospital entrance shifted to Garland Ave., and the original entrance was replaced with the Werthan Building, which was integrated into the existing Medical Center North (MCN). Browse related items

VUMC Parking Lot and Garland Avenue, ca. 1975

Before the construction of the Eskind Library in 1994, Garland Ave. connected 24th and 21st avenues, and the street was several lanes further to the east. Here, a traffic cop stops cars, allowing a pedestrian to cross Garland. Browse related items

Joe and Howard Werthan Building, ca. 1979

Cars drive down 21st Ave. in front of Medical Center North. The Werthan Building (at the center of the picture) was built in 1970 and replaced the old entrance to the hospital. Browse related items

View of the Emergency Department Entrance from the East Garage

The old emergency room was located at the present location of the VU Institute for Imaging Science. Browse related items

Vanderbilt Clinic Entrance from Garland Ave., ca. 1979

Automobiles parked on what is now Medical Center Dr., in front of Medical Center North Browse related items

The Joe and Howard Werthan Building, ca. 1979

The letters forming the building's name, seen through the trees. Browse related items

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