Waukesha Springs Sanitarium

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Waukesha Springs Sanitarium
Opened 1903
Closed 1941
Demolished 1956
Current Status Demolished
Building Style Single Building
Location Waukesha, WI
Alternate Names


The Waukesha Springs Sanitarium was constructed in 1903 as a large resort/hospital facility by Dr. Byron M. Caples, a well-known psychiatrist. The Sanitarium remained in business until 1941 when Caples retired. The building later served as a men's dormitory for Carroll College.