Expected patient visits per year: More than 200,000
Size: Initially, 12 floors and 700,000 square feet. In the future, four more floors (another 175,000 square feet) can be added by building vertically.
Location: Civic Center Blvd. and East Service Drive, adjacent to the Ruth and Tristram Colket Jr. Translational Research Building
Parking: Underground garage with approximately 1,500 parking spaces
Sustainability: Planned LEED® Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council
Opening dates: 2015 (garage, first floor, and portions of clinical levels 2-5); 2017 (clinical levels 6 and 7)
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Clinical neighborhoods that group together related specialties.
2.6-acre landscaped outdoor plaza.
14,000-square-foot roof garden.
“Wait. Play. Learn.” areas for educational play before and between appointments.
Dining area on first floor.
Welcome center with Kosher pantry.
New physical therapy gym.
New Alex Scott Day Hospital, surrounded with windows for natural light.
Intuitive design for easy way-finding.
Paperless facility with fully integrated electronic medical records.
The plaza. The gardens of the plaza invite staff, patients, and public to interact with the healing qualities of the therapeutic landscape. A variety of spaces, from immersive medicinal gardens to informal lawns, create a rich experience for the visitor.
The roof garden. The 6th floor roof garden will provide not only a place of respite for staff and patients, but also therapeutic opportunities through production gardens, an interactive fountain rill, and a rehabilitation course. The garden's design is inspired by the streets and rivers of Philadelphia.
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