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Rex Sanitarium

Rex Sanitarium

RAZED

Rex Sanitarium

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formerly 1221 First Ave
Evansville, IN

Quick Timeline

<1880 Home is built
1911 Becomes Rex Sanitarium
>1911 Razed

Location

East side of First Ave across from Maryland
District: Lamasco
Latitude: 37.985864
Longitude: -87.574532
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Architecture


History


Comments

old 1301 huge house opposite maryland built by victor bisch later occupied by clements reitz bought by dr compton, becomes rex sanitarium 1911 "the rex" for treatment of liquor and drug habit hollinger sanitarium 1913 razed >1911 bungalows on site


See also

HistoricEvansville.com: Residences / Domestic
HistoricEvansville.com: Lamasco district

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