Firlawn Sanitarium

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Kenmore History

A three-story residence on Lakewood Villa Road (later NE 175th Street) became Lakewood Villa Sanitarium in the 1930s, specializing in psychiatry.  Later renamed Firlawn, the facility offered private medical treatment and attracted author Thomas Wolfe as a patient in 1938. 

Photo courtesy of Ronald Gehrke

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