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New Hospital Topping Out, with Nashville Skyline
The Nashville skyline can be seen in the distance, in this picture taken from the new hospital structure during the Topping Out Ceremony.

Construction of the Tunnel Underneath VUMC
An underground tunnel connects Medical Center North (MCN) to Light Hall and the new Vanderbilt Hospital. This undated photograph shows its construction in early stages leading from the Round Wing.

Vanderbilt Hospital Construction, circa 1977
Nearly the entire construction site for the new hospital can be seen from this aerial view. Light Hal, Langford Auditorium, and the Round Wing can be seen in the background.

VU Hospital Construction, December 1978
Construction cranes rise above the hospital building, and the underground construction is also visible in the foreground.

VU Hospital Construction, December 1978
A crane rises above the shell of the new hospital building.

VU Hospital Construction Sign, ca. 1978
Sign indicating the parties involved in the hospital construction. Note that the sign is for the "Vanderbilt University Hospital and Childrens Hospital." The Children's Hospital occupied space in this building until the Monroe Carell Children's…

New Hospital Construction, ca. 1978
This image depicts what appears to be part of the foundation for the new hospital.

Excavation for the Round Wing, ca. 1961
The foundation for the future Round Wing is under construction.

21st Avenue Entrance to Vanderbilt Hospital, 1963
A crane is seen in the background, as part of the construction of the 1964 addition to Medical Center North. That addition has since been swallowed by MRB III, a biomedical sciences research building.

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Medical Center Construction, ca. 1961
Construction probably related to the completion of the Learned building in 1961.
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