Two of LEMOINE’s projects in the New Orleans region have been named to New Orleans City Business’ list of Top Construction Projects for 2022. The annual list ranks 10 construction projects based on valuation within in the New Orleans area for the respective year.
Claiming the fifth spot on the list is LCMC’s Health Expansion, a $523 million investment through various expansions and renovations at its six hospitals. LEMOINE recently completed work at Children’s Hospital New Orleans, a $300 campus transformation.
Scope of the expansion project includes more than 230,000 SF of new clinical space, a 600-vehicle parking garage, expansion the Central Utility Plant, and a new two-level public circulation concourse. In addition, the project scope completed the renovation of 105,000 SF in the Center and West Towers, Research Building, and Ambulatory Care Center.
Additional work by LEMOINE on the Henry Clay campus includes the new 51-bed Behavioral Health Center at Children’s Hospital. The only psychiatric program in the Gulf Coast Region dedicated exclusively to the mental health care needs of children. The $23 million center has 51 beds, allowing Children’s Hospital to increase their services in a bright and welcoming space. The Center provides inpatient and outpatient services, pediatric psychology, and neuropsychology. It is also home to The Autism Center and The Medical Psychology Clinic.
EYP Architecture & Engineering served as architect for the Expansion project while Fernandez + Johnston provided architectural services for the Behavioral Health Center.
West Jefferson Medical Center, an additional LCMC Property in the New Orleans area, is also undergoing a total transformation. The $90 million renovation focuses outpatient surgery center, physician clinics entry, endoscopy department, emergency department and the main hospital entrance.
The second project recognized by the publication is the new construction of Walter L. Cohen College Prep. Developed by Louisiana Recovery School District, Orleans Parish School Board, the $31 million project will construct more than 105,000 SF containing updated classrooms, science labs, and performing arts classrooms. A new auditorium with seating for 250 and gymnasium with seating for 450 are also part of the project scope.
Grace Hebert Curtis is leading design efforts for Walter L. Cohen College Prep.