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Location DB > United States > Colorado > Denver > University Hospital
 Name
University Hospital
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 Database Info
created by urbexkeith on 3/12/2010 5:11 PM
last modified by Retro_Chick on 8/31/2015 4:49 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
 Description
its a large abandoned hospital with many buildings.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: Forget it, she's gone
Recommendation: forget it she's gone
 Physical Information
Address
4200 E 9th Ave.
Denver, Colorado
United States
Owner: Regents of University of Colo
 Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • water
  • air quality
  •  Interesting Features
    a full psyc ward, there are 18 buildings on this campus

    2.23 million square feet of gross building area


    http://www.ucdenve...evard%20Campus.pdf
     Security Measures
  • fences
  • barbed wire
  • 24 hour guard
  • locked gates
  • welded doors
  • wooden boarding
  • cameras
  • campus police strutting around with AR-15's out and ready.
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1924
    Closed: 2007
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • breathing mask
  • gloves
  • head protection
  • long pants / sleeves
  • towelettes
  • camera, tripod, backup story
  •  Recommended Equipment

     History
    1921- University of Colorado Hospital founded in Denver.

    1924- The original campus buildings were constructed on the site.

    1965- Hospital expands into a new building at Ninth and Colorado in Denver, featuring new-fangled advancements like only two beds to a room.

    1965 through 1969- the institution acquired the majority of properties on Harrison and Colorado Boulevard totaling 3.4 acres between 9th and 10th.

    1997- Pressed for space in which to expand, the hospital leases land to build clinical facilities at the former Fitzsimons Army Medical Garrison in Aurora, Colorado. The land had just been secured by the university, which, after leasing part of it to the hospital, also plans to move its health sciences schools to the area.

    2007- The hospital moves the whole of its inpatient services to the just-finished Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion and a new, adjacent Critical Care Wing. Its facilities at Ninth Ave. and Colorado Blvd in Denver close.

    http://www.uch.edu...anization/history/
    http://www.ucdenve...evard%20Campus.pdf


    University Hospital was used by UCD as a teaching and research hospital, and as such, was one of the best hospitals in the region. It moved to a new purpose-built facility at the Fitzsimons campus in Aurora in 2007, leaving the original location abandoned.

    2015- Demo'd: http://www.9news.c...t-angles/71383436/
     Media Coverage
    http://www.thedenv...215314/detail.html

    http://www.9news.c...t-angles/71383436/
     Future Plans
    Development: housing, stores, Walmart...
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    Urbexkeith & -9 scout trip
    Fri, Mar 12th, 2010
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    Coolness 6 / 10
    Content Quality 8 / 10
     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Mike Dijital on 9/1/2015 1:57 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Sep 1 15 at 13:57, Mike Dijital validated this location
  • on Aug 31 15 at 4:49, Retro_Chick changed the following: History, Status, Accessibility, Recommendation, Media Coverage
  • on Jun 25 14 at 12:00, Steed validated this location
  • on Feb 11 14 at 18:37, BloodBoss changed the following: Accessibility, Security Measures
  • on Jan 9 14 at 23:19, BloodBoss created a new gallery
  • on Jun 23 12 at 12:14, Opheliaism validated this location
  • on Jun 22 12 at 19:20, Retro_Chick changed the following: Year Built
  • on Jun 22 12 at 19:19, Retro_Chick changed the following: Year Built
  • on Jun 22 12 at 19:18, Retro_Chick changed the following: History, Interesting Features
  • on Jun 22 12 at 19:07, Retro_Chick changed the following: History
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