Queeny Tower Restaurant was a destination in its day, known for its ambiance, fine dining and stunning views across Forest Park. When the last meal was served in November 2016, some long-time employees shared their memories.
The Kingshighway skyline will undergo another significant change as part of BJC’s long-term campus renewal project. Queeny Tower, an iconic fixture that has stood at the corner of Kingshighway and Barnes-Jewish Plaza 55 years, is being razed for future hospital expansion.
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.