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The Return of the Crane!
09.16.2014 [Campus Improvements]

crane-smallIt’s been awhile since Sarasota Memorial has had a construction crane on site.  For the next four to five weeks, the crane in the photo will be used to remove and replace roofing and air conditioning systems for a renovation project taking place on the second floor of the hospital.

New Home for Employee Health Services
08.15.2014 | Campus Improvements

Now located on the second floor of the Waldemere Tower near the B Elevator, the hospital’s Employee Health Services Department features the same welcoming and warm colors, textures and design features found in the Courtyard Tower.  This project is part of Sarasota Memorial’s ongoing campus improvements to create a seamless transition from one area of […]

Proposed Rehab Facility Discussed at Community Workshop
07.18.2014 | Campus Improvements

Wednesday evening, July 16, members of the community attended the City of Sarasota’s neighborhood workshop to learn about Sarasota Memorial’s proposed new comprehensive rehabilitation facility which would replace the current 30-year old unit located in the two upper floors of the hospital’s East Tower.  While it has undergone several décor changes over the years, the […]

Campus Improvements Continue
06.10.2014 | Campus Improvements

As mentioned in previous posts, following the opening of the Courtyard Tower upgrades and improvements continue throughout Sarasota Memorial’s main campus.  The Sarasota County Public Hospital Board recently gave approval to begin planning for a new wing to house the current 34-bed Comprehensive Rehabilitation Unit (CRU). Currently located in the East Tower, the CRU is […]

Renovations and Relocations
04.10.2014 | Campus Improvements

Improvements continue on Sarasota Memorial’s main campus.  Medical Staff Services recently relocated from the first floor to a newly renovated space on the third floor of the East Tower – adjacent to the Physician Lounge.  As seen in the photo, the welcoming design, along with warm colors, finishes and surfaces, coordinate with those found in […]

Bridge Work Complete!
03.07.2014 | Campus Improvements

Thursday evening the new pedestrian bridge connecting Sarasota Memorial’s Medical Arts Building to the South Garage arrived and was installed.  The three sections of the pre-fabricated bridge were transported along U.S. 41 with a police escort. Once on site, a large crane “hung” the bridge.

Bridge Work Continues
03.03.2014 | Campus Improvements

Work continues on the new pedestrian bridge that will connect the Medical Arts Building (1950 Arlington St.) with Sarasota Memorial’s South Parking Garage.  Weather permitting, the south lane of Arlington Street at the intersection of Arlington and Laurent will be closed Wednesday, March 5 at 7 p.m.  Also, both lanes of Laurent from the entrance […]

Building A Bridge
02.14.2014 | Campus Improvements

Preliminary work has begun on the pedestrian bridge that will connect the Medical Arts Building with the hospital’s South Parking Garage. Shown in this recent photo is the base that will support the columns and in turn support the bridge. The three sections of the pre-fabricated bridge will be transported along U.S. 41 the evening […]

Continued Improvements
01.13.2014 | Campus Improvements

Although the Courtyard Tower is complete and open for business, we continue to improve other parts of the hospital campus. For instance, attractive fork and knife wall graphics that were recently installed at the entrance of Sarasota Memorial’s 1700 South Café. The bistro-style eatery is located on the first floor of the hospital, near the […]

Honoring our Veterans
11.11.2013 | Campus Improvements

It’s Veterans Day and Sarasota Memorial is honoring the many employees, physicians, volunteers, patients and family members who have served in our nation’s armed forces. The day has a special meaning for SMH. In 1954, Sarasota Municipal Hospital was renamed Sarasota Memorial Hospital as a tribute to the veterans of World Wars I and II. […]