Thursday, March 21, 2013
The $50 million dollar center is expected to open two blocks from BJC Hospital in two years.
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- James Baer
Thursday, March 21
Who says you can't go home? Almost 90 years after Shriners Hospital for Children built their first complex next to the Washington University School of Medicine, ground was broken Wednesday for a new replacement hospital on a parking lot at Clayton and Newstead avenues, just two blocks from the original site and in the shadows of BJC Hospital. The new facility will be visible from I-64/40. Patient ambassadors of Shriners Hospitals for Children helped turned the first spades of earth for the $50 million replacement hospital on the campus of Washington University School of Medicine Wednesday. The patients broke ground along with Imperial Potentate of Shriners International, Alan W. Madsen, and local Shriner, Past Imperial Potentate and …
Friday, February 22, 2013
This $50 million dollar state-of-the-art facility at Washington University changes forever how medical care will be delivered to children.
Moments after Shriners Hospital for Children announced its move back to the medical campus of Washington University in St. Louis, Patch caught up with the chief architect and the Shriners medical chief of staff for their quick thoughts. See our previous story: Shriners Hospital Headed to Wash U Medical Center Tom VanLandingham, Christner Architects, building designers. Patch: How thrilling is it to be able to work on a project of this magnitude? Tom VanLandingham: This is an absolutely the most exciting day once the project gets announced. When the community learned what was planned we were very excited, and this is great work to be able to do. Patch: How has computer generated architecture made all this possible? TV: It gives us …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
The hospital has outgrown its facilities in Frontenac after 50 years. Construction begins March 20.
Thursday, February 21
Information was provided by the communications staff of Shriners Hospital for Children. National and local officials of Shriners Hospitals for Children Wednesday announced plans to build a $47 million replacement hospital on the campus of Washington University School of Medicine. Officials will break ground March 20 on the facility, which will replace the current 50-year-old hospital located in Frontenac. This will be the third facility for Shriners Hospitals for Children in St. Louis, having originally opened in 1924. (The original building is still in use today by Washington University and is located at the corner of Euclid and Clayton.) The new facility will be located on 3.75 acres the hospital purchased from Washington University on …