AtlantiCare cut the ribbon on the expansion of ARMC Mainland Campus June 4, 2015 – marking the second phase of the $62.5 million Mainland Modernization Project. The a two-story, 35,000 square foot expansion, which focuses in part on the increased need for surgical services, opened in mid-June.
Groundbreaking for the $62.5 million project took place February 24, 2014. It includes a more than 35,000 square foot expansion at the Mainland Campus front entrance, upgrades to the existing facility, which opened in June, 1975, and additional enhancements. The expansion focuses on the increased need for surgical services.
The new two-and-a-half story addition, named the Rothman Institute Pavilion, in recognition of the Rothman Institute's $3 million gift to the ARMC Mainland Transformation Campaign, includes:
The Modernization has also included the addition of 223 parking spaces and other exterior and interior upgrades. Additional renovation work will continue into 2016.
The works of 70 artists from New Jersey and the Philadelphia area are featured in the expansion and other areas of the Modernization Project. The 225 works include two-dimensional and three-dimensional original pieces; oil, acrylic, and watercolor paintings; gicleé prints; mixed media art; photography; mosaics; ceramics; fabric art; collages, glass arts; and sculptures. It includes commissioned original works by eleven artists. The works are funded through AtlantiCare's Healing Arts Program, in part, by donations to the AtlantiCare Foundation.