UPMC Children’s Hospital Clinical Services Building


Client Name: UPMC
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Delivery Method: General contracting
SF: 1,000,000 sf
Cost: $184 million
Completion Date: 2009
Certification: LEED Certified
Architect: Astorino


PJ Dick, in a joint venture with Barton-Malow, provided General Construction services for the 1,000,000 sf Clinical Services Building portion of the new Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. The 9-story Clinical Services Building features 262 licensed private rooms, including 79 critical care beds, a 41-bed Emergency Room and Trauma Center and 13 Operating Suites. Other facets of the overall project include three parking garages, two office buildings, a central utility facility and the new 10-story, 230,000 sf John G. Rangos Sr. Research Facility.

The state-of-the-art facility utilizes breakthrough technology and is among the first fully digital hospitals in the country. The design is based on input from physicians, nurses, and families to ensure it meets the unique requirements of pediatric healthcare providers and the patients they serve. The exterior facade incorporates vibrant colors and unique curved shapes to communicate that the facility is dynamic and alive.



  • Master Builders’ Association of Western Pennsylvania 2009 Building Excellence Award for Best New Construction over $10 Million


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