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The Campus Renewal Project is a long-term project to transform Washington University Medical Campus (WUMC) through new construction and renovations. Learn More

Queeny Tower Demolition

A 400-foot crane at the corner of Kingshighway Blvd. and Barnes-Jewish Plaza will begin chipping away at Queeny Tower in March, erasing from the skyline an iconic building that was considered contemporary in health care design when it opened in 1965.

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Rooftop Pool Removed from Queeny Tower

Rooftop Pool Removed from Queeny Tower

April 2021 - The long-shuttered pool on the rooftop of Queeny Tower has left the building. Demolition workers with Ahrens spent several days jackhammering out the concrete, sliding the pool structure out of the former solarium turned mechanical room and onto the open rooftop.

Reflections on a Landmark

Reflections on a Landmark

Queeny Tower holds special memories for many, from those who reflect on its past to others who appreciate Edgar Monsanto Queeny's vision for Barnes Hospital, and the future of needs of health care. Watch The History of Queeny Tower, a piece developed by the Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital

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