Skybridge has been installed, connecting Rush University Medical Center to the new Joan and Paul Rubschlager Building
The new development will serve as a new cancer and neuroscience building for the Rush Medical Center where radiation therapy and diagnostic imaging will take place. At under 500,000 square feet, the building will feature over 300 examination and treatment rooms, a pharmacy, massage and acupuncture rooms. There will be an outdoor terrace space and approximately 900 parking spaces. Designed by HDR with Nia Architects assisting alongside and Power Construction as their general contractor. According to their Instagram post, the skybridge consists of six 50 foot steel trusses weighing at an astonishing 23,000 pounds each!
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