March 16, 2021

Planning for Pennsylvania Hospital’s Next 250 Years

South facade of the Pennsylvania Hospital's Pine Street building
The Pine Street building of the Pennsylvania Hospital dates back to 1755.
Courtesy Penn Medicine
1876 sections of the Pennsylvania Hospital showing ventilation and heating systems
Sections of the hospital illustrate the system of heating and ventilation in the late 19th century.
Courtesy The Atheneum of Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Hospital Collection on Long-Term Loan to the Athenaeum of Philadelphia through the Pew Charitable Trusts Museum Loan Program.
Three people in face masks stand with clipboards outdoors next to a brick building.
Researchers from the Center for Architectural Conservation on site at the hospital in the summer of 2020.
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The Pine Street building of the Pennsylvania Hospital dates back to 1755.
Courtesy Penn Medicine
Sections of the hospital illustrate the system of heating and ventilation in the late 19th century.
Courtesy The Atheneum of Philadelphia. Pennsylvania Hospital Collection on Long-Term Loan to the Athenaeum of Philadelphia through the Pew Charitable Trusts Museum Loan Program.
Researchers from the Center for Architectural Conservation on site at the hospital in the summer of 2020.