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Chippewa County Courthouse Annex (The Sault Polyclinic)

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The Sault Polyclinic
1937, David E. Anderson; 1945 second-floor addition; 2000 renovated, Gundlach Champion with Sundberg, Carlson and Associates. 300 Court St.

The rod of Aesculapius marks each of the pilasters supporting the entablature of the entrance to the courthouse annex, symbolizing the medical profession of the building's original occupants. Clinical in feeling in the straightforward interior arrangement and materials, the medical facility was designed by a partnership of physicians and dentists for their practices. In addition to examination and operating rooms, the building held a pharmacy, laboratory, x-ray room, and various testing rooms.

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Kathryn Bishop Eckert
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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Chippewa County Courthouse Annex (The Sault Polyclinic)", [Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/MI-01-CH2.

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Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 550-550.

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