CSH: The North Campus

Built from a $4,000,000 grant from the State of Kentucky, a new campus of seven buildings were designed to bring Central State into the (then) modern era of Psychiatric treatment. Groundbreaking took place in July of 1962, and construction was completed by February of 1964. Due to lack of funds many of the new buildings sat empty for nearly a year. With construction of the new Administration building in 1986, and more outpatient care and treatment many of these buildings are now used for storage and other purposes. 

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Architecture drawing of the proposed new campus. – 1961.
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The buildings under construction. – March 1963.
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The Courtyard next to the Flynn building. – 1965
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The cottages adjacent to the North campus. These were for transitional living for patients, to better adapt them to independent living. Due to the amount of asbestos used in construction, they were hardly used and demolished in 2015. 
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The completed buildings. – March 1964.

 

The Buildings Today

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The Bingham Building. Once the new Administration building, it now serves as home to the Jefferson County morgue.
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The Grauman Building. Once served as the forensic unit.
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The Flynn Building. Formerly used as patient dormetories.
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The Ackerly Gymnasium.
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The Connelly Building. Now used as storage.