UAB Women & Infants Center

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From across 6th Avenue South in December 2009.

The UAB Women & Infants Center is a $164 million hospital within the UAB Medical Center. The 430,000 square-foot facility includes an emergency delivery suite, the country's largest private-room neonatal nursery, wireless communication infrastructure, luxurious patient rooms with hidden medical equipment, and several amenities for long-term patients and visiting families. The building faces onto the Limbaugh Park of Hope and opened for business on February 21, 2010.

National architecture firm Perkins+Will served as executive architect and Gresham, Smith & Partners served as architect of record for the project, completed in 2010. Brasfield & Gorrie was general contractor.

The hospital occupies Block 176 between 5th and 6th Avenue South and 17th and 18th Street South. It shares a nine-story building with the Hazelrig-Salter Radiation Oncology Center and other faculty and medical offices. It connects on two levels to the UAB North Pavilion and to the Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children.


  • Velasco, Anna (December 27, 2009) "UAB Women and Infants Center opening will cap dream." Birmingham News

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