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Health

Borgess

At the end of the 19th century Kalamazoo was home to a number of doctors and even an Academy of Medicine, but the nearest hospital was miles from the city. Doctors were only able to make house calls and, as a result, operations took place in...

Bronson Methodist Hospital

In the fall of 1896 the population of Kalamazoo had reached 24,000 people, some began to wonder if Borgess Hospital was equipped to deal with all the sick in the city. That winter Dr. Rush McNair took charge of a project to create a new...

Cheff Therapeutic Riding Center

The Cheff Center was originally founded by a grant from the Cheff Foundation in Holland, Michigan. The Cheff Foundation was incorporated in 1960 as a way to channel the generous financial gifts of Mr. and Mrs. P.T. Cheff. Mr. Cheff, the former...

Dr. C. Allen Alexander

Photo by Don Rice Born in 1900, Cornelius Allen Alexander became one of Kalamazoo’s most beloved citizens by the time he passed away at his Richland home in 1995. Known…

Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital

The Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital, the largest institution of its kind in Michigan, officially opened on 29 August 1859 under the direction of Dr. Edwin Van Deusen, although three women patients

KPH Brook and Colony Farms

From its inception, the Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital's treatment of the mentally ill was known for its humane innovation. No less so was the establishment of Brook Farm in 1885 and Colony Farm in 1887. The patients living and working at these...

KPH Northwest Unit

The structure stood atop a hill overlooking Kalamazoo in the Fairmount Neighborhood at 1500 Blakeslee Avenue. In spite of being surrounded by chain link fencing with barbed wire at the top, it attracted neighborhood youth who entered the building...

KPH Water Tower

Visible from almost any approach to the city of Kalamazoo is a structure shrouded in mist, myth and mystery...the water tower on the grounds of the Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital. The structure dominates the skyline as it rises in medieval...

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