Chicago Architecture Info

Children's Memorial Hospital

Official name: The Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
Also known as
Children's Hospital of Chicago
Address
225 East Chicago Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Basic Information
Designed by Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP in association with Solomon Cordwell Buenz and Anderson Mikos Architects
Cost $1,000,000,000
Type Other
Floors: 22
Neighborhood: Near North Side
More Information
  • Official stories above ground: 22
  • Missing stories: 13
  • Additional stories: 23
  • Height to roof: 385 feet
  • Height to helipad: 411 feet
  • Height to top of mechanical penthouse: 451 feet
  • Floor space: 1,250,000
  • Site size: 1.8 acres
  • Beds: 228, expandable to 313 beds
  • Rooftop garden: 13,039 square feet
  • Architect: Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects LLP
  • Associate architect: Solomon Cordwell Buenz
  • Associate architect: Anderson Mikos Architects
  • Construction company: M.A. Mortenson
  • Construction company: Power Construction Company
  • This building was named for Ann and Robert Lurie after Ann donated $100 million to its construction.
  • April 21, 2008: Groundbreaking