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Texas Institute For Rehabilitation And Research At 1333 Moursund Ave.


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The TIRR hospital system was founded in 1957 by Lamar Fleming, Jr., William Spencer, and Leon Jaworski.  The hospital assumed the functions of the Southwestern Poliomyelitis Respiratory Center.

Within the original TIRR hospital in the Texas Medical Center was a Rehabilitation Engineering Center. The Texas Rehabilitation Engineering Center was a cooperative center comprising of Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Medicine, and The Institute for Rehabilitation and Researched. The site was 4-1/2 acres big.

Note; Also called the Baylor University Medical Rehabilitation Research and Training Center.

The architects were Wilson, Morris, Crane, and Anderson.  Structural Engineer was Walter P. Moore.

Here are photos of the (now demolished) building.



Building signage, zoomed in and distorted.


Floor plans.



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