The new Children's Hospital: A user's guide

Hospital moves from Oakland to Lawrenceville on May 2

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On Saturday, May 2, Children's Hospital will move from its longtime home in Oakland into a new facility in Lawrenceville.

In this user's guide, the Post-Gazette explores the new facility, its history, features and highlights through stories, photos, videos and graphics, with a reader forum where you can share your own impressions.


Design elements combine to put patients, parents at ease
Officials, architects and designers of the new 1.5 million-square-foot Children's Hospital campus intended to create a facility for children and their families that -- almost -- feels like home.

Reader forum: Share your thoughts about the new hospital

Additional stories

A vision: Become one of nation's top pediatric research centers

Room with a view to healing

Hospital artwork designed to make kids smile

Designers go all out to cut noise levels, with vibrating phones, quiet flooring

Technology keeps children connected

Advanced technology from the ground up

Travel times: Getting to the new hospital from around the 'Burgh

A decade of decisions shaped new Children's Hospital

From the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Web site

Virtual visit

Virtual video tours

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