Iowa City SLAM architecture firm constructs orthopedic center in New York

Coexisting within a mall, the facility’s adaptation could be modeled here

The new University of Rochester medical facility replaces a former Sears store at The Marketplace Mall in Henrietta, New York. SLAM architecture firm
The new University of Rochester medical facility replaces a former Sears store at The Marketplace Mall in Henrietta, New York. CREDIT RM STUDIO/BOB MASULIS

What happens when shopping malls lose tenants, and health care systems look for smart ways to expand services? According to the S/L/A/M Collaborative (SLAM), a national architecture firm with an office in Iowa City, the solution is for hospitals to purchase space within malls so the medical and retail sectors coexist together through “medtail” synergy. The […]

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