Piedmont Hospital

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Piedmont Atlanta Hospital
Piedmont Healthcare
Geography
LocationAtlanta, Buckhead, United States
Coordinates33.8084,-84.3936
Organization
FundingNon-profit hospital
Hospital typeGeneral
Services
Emergency departmentYes
Beds488
HelipadYes
History
Founded1905
Links
Websitehttp://www.piedmont.org
ListsHospitals in the United States
Other linksHospitals in GA

Piedmont Atlanta Hospital is a 643 bed, non-profit hospital located at 1968 Peachtree Road, Atlanta, Georgia.

History

Piedmont was established in 1905 as the Piedmont Sanitarium, the successor to Amster's private sanitorium, in the former mansion of Charles Thomas Swift of S.S.S. Tonic. The mansion was located at the northwest corner of Capitol and Crumley streets in the then-affluent Washington-Rawson neighborhood. The name was changed to Piedmont Hospital and eventually the hospital took up an entire square block. The Washington-Rawson neighborhood was razed in the early 1960s to make way for Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium and its parking lots; now the site is part of the large Georgia State Stadium parking lot.

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Coordinates: 33°48′26″N 84°23′37″W / 33.80733°N 84.39354°W / 33.80733; -84.39354

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