Days after 9/11, Congress awarded Washington Hospital Center millions of dollars to design a new emergency department that would treat mass casualties from a terrorist attack or infectious disease and serve as a model for hospitals across the country.
Architects crafted plans for an eight-story, spacecraft-shaped, blast-proof emergency department they called “ER One.” Experts drew up a 1,000-page report on best practices for emergency operations, and the project secured an initial investment of about $30 million in federal and district funding.
You might have noticed the Dominion Energy headquarters building shining bright blue! Dominion Energy was honoring healthcare workers that are working on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic. “We 'Light It Blue' to thank those fighting on the front lines against the coronavirus. You’ve reminded us all about what it means to be a hero,” Dominion Energy says.
The Eight is a modern tower for an inspired Bellevue. Another big idea by Skanska, The Eight creates a welcoming public space in the heart of downtown Bellevue for tenants and talent alike.
Light it Blue is a program organized to support healthcare workers around the country by lighting buildings/monuments blue in honor of their service. The group behind this program believes this is a big opportunity to say "thank you" to all of the healthcare professionals and first responders who are continuing to work and help people through this difficult health crisis. Thank you to all those fighting on the front lines against COVID-19.
Light It Blue is a program organized to support healthcare workers around the country by lighting buildings/monuments blue in honor of their service.