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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.

View of Medical Center North from New Hospital, 1979
The new Vanderbilt Hospital wasn't officially opened until 1980, but this view of the old hospital was taken from the new one in October of 1979. Part of the structure can be seen at the very right edge of the image.

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Vanderbilt Hospital Construction, July 1977
A wide view of hospital construction, with Light Hall, Langford Auditorium, and the Round Wing in the background.

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.

Round Wing, ca. 1965
The West and Round Wings of Vanderbilt Hospital were completed in 1962, and the West Court (at the right edge of the photo) in 1964.

Round and West Wings, ca. 1965
Automobiles pull into the new hospital entrance.

Aerial View of Vanderbilt Medical Center, ca. 1965
This aerial photo was taken around 1965, after most of the major renovations of the 1960s had been completed, but before the Zerfoss Student Health Center had been built.

Dean Randy Batson and Amos Christie Discuss Plans for the West Court Project, ca. 1963
Dr. Christie was chairman of the Department of Pediatrics from 1943-1968, and Randy Batson (dean 1963-1972) would become the first Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs (1971-1974).
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