CityScene recently reported on the summer 2021 opening of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Located at the Hamilton Quarter mixed-use development along state Route 161, the estimated 250,000-square-foot facility will consist of a medical office building and an ambulatory surgery center, which houses surgery, endoscopy, physical therapy and rehabilitation, imaging, urgent care, retail pharmacy and sterilization operations, among others.
“It’s really a dynamic one-stop-shop for health and wellness care,” says Garth Dahdah, director of strategic growth and facility operations for ambulatory services for the OSUWMC.
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Outpatient Care New Albany, located at Hamilton Road and SR 161, remains on track to wrap up construction by June 2021. At approximately 250,000 square feet, the facility includes two sections - a five-story medical office building and a two-story outpatient care surgical center. Construction progress updates include:
Electrical devices, including lighting and fire alarms, are being installed throughout the buildings. Plumbing fixtures are being completed in the medical office building, up through the fourth floor. Drywall work is wrapping up while priming and painting is ongoing throughout the buildings. Flooring, ceramic...
The Arts District, sited between 15th and 18th avenues, envisions high-quality, modern learning environments for interaction across arts disciplines. The $165.1 million project includes new facilities for the School of Music (Timashev Family Music Building) and Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts.
The College of Arts and Sciences recently produced a video walk-through of the construction site.
Crews are making progress on the Interdisciplinary Research Facility located in the Innovation District . The five-story, 305,000 square foot building will serve multiple research disciplines. Two floors will be dedicated to The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, including The Pelotonia Institute for Immuno-Oncology. The construction teams have been working on this project for seven months.
Construction crews are continuously forming and pouring concrete to build the structure. The front entrance will create a welcoming space for students, faculty and staff to step foot into the facility. Contractors will soon begin installing exterior framing and mechanical...
Steel fireproofing is ongoing on the upper levels of the Interdisciplinary Health Sciences Center while interior framing at the basement level continues. Renovation of the 120,000 square foot Hamilton Hall and construction of a new 100,000-square-foot building began in November 2019. The project will provide upgraded and flexible facilities to create a collaborative campus for interprofessional education throughout the Health Sciences.
Mechanical rough-in is ongoing in the basement and first level. Work is occurring in preparation for the demolition of the Starling-Loving A-wing. In the coming weeks, as exterior framing concludes, exterior masonry will begin with the installation of...
The Arts District, sited between 15th and 18th avenues, envisions high-quality, modern learning environments for interaction across arts disciplines. The $165.1 million project includes new facilities for the School of Music (Timashev Family Music Building) and Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts. Current construction activities include:
Timashev Family Music Building
Framing of the west side and south side exterior walls is taking place. Interior framing is underway on floors two through five. Masonry facade work has begun on the northeast elevation. Roofing is 90% complete.
Department of Theatre, Film, and Media Arts Video of Arts...
Campus Partners’ 15+HIGH project is 60% complete. The project, which sits on 9 acres, will have four main buildings, a public square and will feature restaurants, bars and retail stores. It promises to be an exciting gathering space at Ohio State’s front door.
“15+HIGH was an attempt to bring the university across High Street for the first time and begin to really engage with the neighborhood in a direct and meaningful way,” says Keith Myers, The Ohio State University’s vice president of Planning, Architecture and Real Estate.
Building A will be mixed-use and serve as home to Ohio...
The Columbus Dispatch recently reported on the opening of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Central Sterile Supply facility. As reported, the first freestanding facility in Ohio dedicated to cleaning surgical equipment opened in February 2021.
The 62,000-square-foot building on Kenny Road has the capacity to support care for more than 48,000 surgical patients per year, the medical center told the news outlet.
Demolition of the above ground portion of the North and South Cannon Garages was completed in early March 2021. The new Inpatient Hospital foundation work continues upward, with the first structural deck concrete pour occurring March 4. Construction on the 1.9 million-square-feet hospital began in fall 2020 and is the largest single facilities project ever undertaken at Ohio State.
The removal of the slab-on-grade and below grade foundations for the North and South Cannon Garages will continue through the end of March. Work continues on the Inpatient Hospital foundation, including concrete foundations, waterproofing of elevator pits and...
Healthcare Design Magazine recently featured the Wexner Medical Center's new Inpatient Hospital project. The 1.9 million-square-foot, 26-story inpatient tower is the single-largest construction project in Ohio State's history. The bed tower is slated to open in early 2026.