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Project Timeline

Follow the timeline to the project completion in July 2015.

Akron Children’s Hospital breaks ground on new parking garage

June 6, 2012
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Akron Children’s announces $200 million expansion

August 12, 2012
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Team

August 13-17, 2012 - A full scale mock-up of Emergency Department helps team design new space
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Parents, kids create wish list for their

August 29, 2012 - Akron Children’s holds town hall meeting so parents can help design new critical care tower
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Designing same-day surgery center

September 10-14, 2012 - A full scale mock-up of outpatient surgery center helps team design new space
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Parents help us build a better hospital

September 25, 2012 - Akron Children’s holds second town hall meeting for families to share their vision
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Putting the you in NICU

October 14-19, 2012 - A full scale mock-up of the neonatal intensive care unit helps team design new space
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Parents weigh in on design of NICU

November 13, 2012 - Akron Children’s holds town hall meeting for parents of “NICU graduates”
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Identifying best practices

December 10-14, 2012 - Teams assemble to discuss and collaborate on creating the most value in design
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Self-described decorators help design facility

January 21, 2013 - Akron Children’s holds parent town hall meeting to get their input
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Final NICU design workshop

February 4-8, 2013 - Akron Children’s NICU team completes final design workshop
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Going, going, gone!

March 2, 2013 - Akron Children’s razes the Wally Waffle building
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2 more buildings razed

March 11, 2013
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Child Guidance building razed

April 30, 2013
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First high–risk delivery paves way for new service

May 10, 2013
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Ceremonial groundbreaking

May 30, 2013
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