Located on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in one of America’s snowiest cities, Marquette General Hospital’s aging facility was no longer equipped to serve one of the UP’s largest communities. When Duke LifePoint Healthcare purchased the hospital, they called on Gresham Smith to design a new 229-bed hospital and clinical services facility that would advance both the physical and economic health of the city. The site plan considered hospital function and the surrounding urban fabric, while design and construction methods optimized for the location, weather, and budget. Through a balance of modern materials married with local rhythms, the new 565,000 SF UP Health System – Marquette campus looks to the future while honoring the Marquette community’s historic past.

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