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$622M Children's Hospital celebrates first year at 1.5-million sf Lawrenceville campus

"When Children's Hospital moved from Oakland to Lawrenceville a year ago today, it left behind an outdated building, undesirable parking and cramped patient rooms," reports Luis Fabregas at Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

The $622 million, 1.5 million-square-foot complex -- a nine-story hospital and 10-story research tower -- "attracted top doctors in high-end pediatric specialties such as neurosurgery and cardiac surgery. That helped Children's put the hospital on the world map... In the past year, international referrals to Children's increased 24 percent, to 103 from 83."

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