NOTE: Central Library will close at 6 pm tonight to begin Summer Hours. (The library will reopen for tonight’s 7 pm author visit.)
Kalamazoo’s first hospital, Borgess was originally located on Portage Street. In 1917 the hospital relocated to Gull Road and constructed the building in the image above.
Kalamazoo Public Library Photograph, P-768
The hospital has expanded in step with Kalamazoo’s growing healthcare industry.
Kelly Pynaert, Western Michigan University, School of Art, 2009