Kalamazoo State Hospital (Historic Asylums)
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