Columbus State Hospital
Central Ohio Lunatic Asylum
|NRHP reference #||86000851|
|Columbus State Hospital|
Aerial view of Columbus State Hospital, c. 1880
|Location||Columbus, Ohio, United States|
|Lists||Hospitals in Ohio|
Columbus State Hospital, also known as Ohio State Hospital for Insane, was a public psychiatric hospital in Columbus, Ohio, established in 1877. The original hospital was constructed under the Kirkbride Plan.
The original hospital building, known as the Lunatic Asylum of Ohio, was completed in 1838. In 1868, a fire destroyed the asylum, and it was rebuilt in the Kirkbride style in 1877. The hospital was closed in 1980, and demolished between 1991 and 1996.
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- Yanni, Carla (2007). The Architecture of Madness: Insane Asylums in the United States. Minnesota University Press. ISBN 978-0-8166-4940-2.
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