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Port Arthur General Hospital

Located in: Thunder Bay District
Location #10059
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Location Owner:Vintage Architecture
Creation Date: 1/7/2014
Last Updated: 1/7/2014



Description
The Port Arthur General Hospital was originally built in the early 1930s, and expanded many times between the early 1940's and the mid 1990s. The Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center was trying to sell the building for redevelopment but the building was neglected, vandalized, and the copper wiring began to disappear. inevitably, the building was demolished in mid 2010.

The Port Arthur and McKellar Hospitals were closed in 2004, when they were made obsolete by the opening of the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center. Many residents claim that it was a terrible move to locate a new hospital in the center of town when there were two existing facilities that could have been renovated. The current hospital sits atop of boreal muskeg and according to reports, it is also slowly sinking.

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Status: Demolished
Category: Hospital


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Inside The hospital
Port Arthur General Hospital
Created on:1/7/2014
Created by: Vintage Architecture
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Karaxbear says:
1/21/2014 1:38:02 PM

Wish I could have explored this! Great post :)

urbann says:
1/13/2014 1:33:01 PM

Nice Photo's!

philcam says:
1/10/2014 11:14:50 AM

Awesome gallery. I have to find some ones I have of when it was being demolished. Never got in there while it was still up.

Vintage Architecture says:
1/8/2014 11:25:52 AM

You are most welcome, I have a few videos as well, but I have not uploaded them yet. This place really got my blood pumping.

Miche says:
1/7/2014 10:28:47 PM

Awesome gallery! Wish I had a chance to see it before it went kaput!

f.o.s. says:
1/7/2014 8:15:18 PM

Glad you were able to get in there and photograph it before it was demolished. Thanks for sharing this!

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