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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 15,500-pound 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

Demolition of Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s Queeny Tower set to begin in March

Demolition of Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s Queeny Tower set to begin in March

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.

Doors close, memories linger

Doors close, memories linger

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.

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