ST. LOUIS, Mo. – McCarthy Building Companies Inc., has been selected to lead the design-build team for a new 14-story facility with more than 200 inpatient beds for SSM Health’s Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital.
The design-build team includes architectural firms HKS and the Lawrence Group.
The future state-of-the-art pediatric academic hospital will incorporate the latest best practices in patient and family-centered design, including large areas to accommodate families – parents, siblings and grandparents – who are important to the healing journey.
Cardinal Glennon’s new healing hospital will also support expanded and enhanced services including a neonatal intensive care unit, intensive care unit, cancer, cardiology and dialysis care in a therapeutic healing environment that seamlessly integrates the very latest technology and research to meet the evolving needs of the communities it serves.
Schedule for completion in 2027, the pediatric healing hospital is being constructed at Chouteau Avenue and Grand Boulevard in St. Louis’ Midtown area.
When it first opened in 1956, SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital was the nation’s first freestanding, nonprofit Catholic children’s hospital. Today it is nationally ranked in five specialties by U.S. News & World Report.