SickKids hospital

One of Toronto's iconic sky bridges was just demolished

The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto demolished their pedestrian sky bridge over the weekend to begin the first phase of a major redevelopment.

The walkway above Elizabeth Street, which was built in 1993, connected the main hospital to the research tower. A new bridge will connect to a Patient Support Centre in 2022. The PSC will be a 22-storey building dedicated to education, training and administration.

This is the first phase of SickKids’ Project Horizon redevelopment. The next phase will be the Peter Gilgan Family Patient Care Tower, which was recently announced after home builder Peter Gilgan made a $100 million donation to the hospital.

The final phase will be renovations to the existing hospital.

The redevelopment will create more inpatient, treatment and outpatient spaces, ultimately improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the hospital.

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