University Medical Center New Orleans officially opens in Crescent City’s BioDistrict

More than four years after officials broke ground on the new University Medical Center New Orleans, the hospital officially opened to the public on Saturday.

While some people weren’t sure when this day would come, it’s finally here. The doors to the new $1.1 billion UMC-New Orleans are now open.

It’s size alone is impressive at 2.3-million-square-feet. It’s become the anchor to the Crescent City’s medical corridor, called the BioDistrict.