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In 1995, the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Capital Planning Commission, and Montgomery County approved an updated master plan for the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland. This plan is a strategic tool for the efficient allocation of campus resources, the orderly development of future growth and the creation of an environment functionally and aesthetically conducive to accomplishing NIH's mission. Developed for a 20-year planning period, the plan is updated at five-year intervals.

The master plan identifies and reaffirms the Clinical Center Complex as the physical and functional heart of the Bethesda campus. This role is symbolically addressed by the plan's guideline that the Clinical Center Complex will be the tallest campus building, prominent on the campus's future central mall. The new Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center will be the focal point of the Clinical Center Complex.

Public-Private Partnership

NIH and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) formed a public-private partnership for GSA to provide contracting services for the new hospital. Prior to the 1996 Congressional authorization for the new hospital, NIH conducted a procurement for a private partner to serve as development manager. A private sector developer, Boston Properties, Inc., was selected to be responsible for project management and development.

Project Construction Manager

The McCarthy Brothers Company of St. Louis, Missouri was the initial project construction manager. The Centex Construction Group of Dallas, Texas, now serves in that role.

Visuals

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Final Photos

View photos of the completed Clinical Research Center

Construction Photos

Aerials

August, 2004
August 2004
 
January, 2003
January 2003
 
January, 2002
January 2002
 
January, 2001
January 2001
 
January, 2000
January 2000
January, 1999
January 1999

Building Exterior

Construction gate at site preparation
Construction Gate at Site Preparation
 
Main CRC Entry
Main CRC Entry
 
North Bar and South Bar
North Bar and South Bar
 
Building Exterior
Building Exterior
 
Exterior brickwork
Exterior Brickwork
 
Bridge to existing facility
Bridge to Existing Facility
 
courtyard
Courtyard
 
Courtyard
Courtyard
 
Sectors G and F: Laboratory space
Sectors G and F: Laboratory Space
Sector G laboratory
Laboratory Space, Sector G

Building Interior

Nursing station
Nursing Station
 
Nursing Station
Nursing Station
 
Nursing Station
Nursing Station
 
Patient room
Patient Room
 
Pediatrics, Room Entry Light
Pediatrics, Room Entry Light
 
Patient bathroom
Patient Bathroom
 
Laboratory space
Laboratory Space
 
Interior view, interstitial space
Interstitial Space, Interior View
 
Exterior view, interstitial space
Interstitial Space, Exterior Space
 
Science Court, North Entry
Science Court, North Entry
 
Science court
Science Court Atrium
 
Science Court, Walkways Facing Atrium
Science Court, Walkways Facing Atrium
 
Science Court, Atrium
Science Court, Atrium
Science Court, X Brace Design
Science Court, X Brace Design
X Brace Design Element
X Brace Design Element
Science Court, Ceiling Center
Science Court, Ceiling Center

Architectural Renderings

Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center
Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center
courtyard
Courtyard
Retail Amenity, Cafe
Retail Amenity, Café
Retail Amenity, Gift Shop
Retail Amenity, Gift Shop

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This page last updated on 09/13/2019

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