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11. Sanatorium of the Capital City of Warsaw

W. Reymonta 83/91 Street

Sanatorium of the Capital City of Warsaw was erected in 1929 at 57 W. Reymonta Street, next to the existing Sanatorium of the Brijus (Health) Association, following to the project elaborated by engineer Mieczysław Kozłowski, with noteworthy participation of Dr. Zdzisław Szczepański, future director of the facility.

The sanatorium was anticipated to accommodate 200 patients, it was built on 12.7 ha of a forestland, 100 m above the sea level. It included numerous scattered buildings: the main pavilion, isolation pavilion holding 20 beds, steam-mechanical laundry edifice, utility buildings and servants’ apartments, 25m high water tower, small houses for the janitor, gardener and porter, apartment for the manager of the sanatorium, as well as biological station, individual power station building and autopsy room.
The main two-storeyed building in the shape of an open Y letter with a mansard roof was particularly beautiful and original. It held patient rooms, verandas, director’s office, medical offices, X-ray room, laboratory, physiotherapy room, administrative staff room, storage rooms, general dining room, chapel, rooms for kitchen personnel, apartments for single male physicians, for sisters of mercy and the chaplain.
The main facility was equipped with modern technical devices: water pipeline with individual water tower and pump station, local sewage system with biological waste water treatment plant, central heating and central hot water supply from boiler room, steam kitchen and mechanical bakery, room – cooling room combined with synthetic ice production, steam-mechanical laundry, steam-formalin disinfecting chamber, automatic telephone switchboard for internal telephones, hospital electric lift, visual ringer system on corridors and in nurse rooms, radio connection within the whole facility, and kitchen block equipped with dish sterilization devices.
Modern diagnostic methods and operations provided high standard of treatment in sanatorium. 
The operating room of Warsaw capital city Sanatorium, equipped in operating table with ring – light lamp, was giving possibility of making any kind of surgical operations, including thoracoplasty, bronchography, rib removing, oil filling and thoracoscopy. 
During war, Sanatorium was taken over by Germans, and functioned as German Hospital.
After war it was  administratively incorporated to Sanatorium Brijus, and renamed into Feliks Dzierżyński Sanatorium. 
At Present it is being renovated and modernized as Mazovian Health Centre of Lung Diseases and tuberculosis Treatment.