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The Details
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Size: 88,000 square feet
Value: $11,086,682
Completion Date: December, 2004
Delivery Method: Design-Bid-Build
Owner: St. Mary's Home
Architects: Paul Finch and Associates

St. Mary’s Home for Disabled Children is a pediatric long-term care residential facility for children with severe disabilities. The facility provides around-the-clock, complex care to include residential, medical, therapeutic, educations and recreational services from birth to 21.

The facility consists of four residential “neighborhoods” with six four- person living units for a total of 88 beds. Each neighborhood has a nurse station, active treatment room and classroom. Throughout the facility are two private family visitation rooms, physician offices, dentist office, barber and beauty shop, four interior courtyards, one playground with adaptive play equipment, one playground with a hydrotherapy pool and fountain, hallways to accommodate wheelchairs, eight educational classrooms, large windows and skylights and modern environmental control systems.

The building is an 88,000 square foot slab on grade, single story, steel frame with metal studs, brick veneer exterior walls, steel joist and deck, a standing seam metal roof and interiors consistent with residential health care facilities.