Founded in 1869 as a 20-bed hospital, Boston Children's Hospital has grown to 395 beds and is one of the largest pediatric centers in the United States. Boston Children's Hospital is New England's regional referral pediatric center and a safety net hospital for the most critically ill children and those from low-income families. It partners with the community to address the most pressing health care needs in surrounding neighborhoods. Located within the cluster of well-known hospitals which populate the Longwood Medical and Academic Area, Boston Children's Hospital is proximate to Harvard Medical School and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, two of its close affiliates.
Boston Children's Hospital filed its Institutional Master Plan in 2008. The plan included the creation of the "I" District, and an addition to the Main Building known as the Skinny Binney project. In 2013, Boston Children's Hospital submitted an Institutional Master Plan Notification Form/Project Notification Form (IMPNF/PNF) to further amend the 2008 IMP by adding three new projects.
The 2013 IMP Amendment was approved at the Boston Redevelopment Authority Board on November 14, 2013 and by the Boston Zoning Commission on December 11, 2013.
The 2013 Boston Children's Hospital IMP Amendment proposed three projects:
For more information from the BPDA, please contact please contact Jonathan Greeley, Director of Development Review, by email or by telephone at 617.918.4486.
For more information from Boston Children's Hospital, please contact the Department of Public Affairs by email or by telephone at 617.919.3110.