UI Stead Family Children's Hospital - complete

The University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital
Location: 
200 Hawkins Dr
Zone: 
Health Sciences/UIHC Campus
Start Date: 
April 2013
Completion: 
March 2017 (parking structure opened earlier)
Cost: 
$292 million for hospital, $65 million for parking structure
Square Footage: 
507,000GSF

The 14-story University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital includes a major underground parking construction and includes 507,000 square feet in new construction plus 56,250 square feet of renovated existing space. The facility is designed as a healing environment that improves the health and well-being of children and their families. Plans included the expansion of existing programs and developing new services on-site and throughout Iowa to meet the current and future needs of Iowa’s children.The original Children’s Hospital opened in 1919. In 1954, pediatric patients were moved to what was then known as University Hospitals, with pediatric services located throughout the facility.

General Contractor: 
Construction Management: Gilbane Building Company
Architects: 
Norman Foster Partners, Heery International, and Stanley Beaman & Sears Architecture and Interiors