Sunday, July 13, 2014

#176: Central Institute for the Deaf

  • Founded in 1914 by Max Aaron Goldstein, M.D.
  • Goldstein started CID in his medical office building with deaf patients. His office was located at Vandeventer and Westminister Place.
  • It is an affiliate for Washington University.
  • Heather Whitestone-Callum, an alumnus for CID, became the first deaf woman to be crowned Miss America (AL) in 1995
  • Goldstein invented the Simplex tube, which was an early hearing device used in a classroom.
View of the right side of the building

Central Institute for the Deaf on FB
Wikipedia link
Official website

825 South Taylor, ST. LOUIS, MO, 63110
Cake artist: April Morrison

UPDATE (8/24/2016): The cake is still there.

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