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Appreciating the People Building the Tower

Appreciating the People Building the Tower

Sept. 2022 - Trades men and women were recognized by the Campus Renewal Project team during Craft Appreciation Week. While their work is appreciated every day, the week-long celebration included pancake breakfast, raffles and giveaways, guest speakers and a barbeque lunch. 

Construction Milestone Reached

Construction Milestone Reached

August 23, 2022 - A major construction milestone was reached on the Barnes-Jewish Hospital inpatient tower:  the first slab on grade concrete pour. This marks the end of excavation and the start of the 16-story tower rising from 30 feet below the street level.

Meet Laborer Katie Blanton

Meet Laborer Katie Blanton

August 2022 - Katie Blanton is a laborer with the McCarthy Building Companies team, focusing on maintaining a clean and safe job site. Originally a med tech, Katie was looking to work a little closer to home. she's been in construction for five years now. 

Work Begins on Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s Plaza Entry

Work Begins on Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s Plaza Entry

June 2022 - Campus Renewal contractors have closed a section of the patient drop off/valet lanes east of the Barnes-Jewish Hospital street level entrance to reconfigure and expand the entry lanes. This work will continue through early 2023.

Transforming Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s Plaza Entry

Transforming Barnes-Jewish Hospital’s Plaza Entry

May 2022 - A perhaps little-known, but big impact component of BJC’s Campus Renewal Project is what the project team has titled the Plaza Entry Project.

The 3+ year project will include a complete transformation along Barnes Jewish Plaza, including a new lobby in the garage and pedestrian bridge, new and expanded drop off, and renovated and expanded street and main level lobbies. Exterior work starts in June, followed by interior work next year.

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