Carell Family Balcony

The grand staircase in the lobby of Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital was closed for 14 months while construction crews installed two additional elevators. The staircase, which connects the main lobby to the second floor of the hospital, reopened Feb. 25.

Children’s Hospital staircase and full lobby reopen

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt reopened its hallmark grand staircase and full lobby Feb. 25, marking a significant milestone in the hospital expansion which is entering the final stages before the first two new floors open later this year.

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently celebrated the newly dedicated Carell Family Balcony. Pictured from left: William Johnson, Nicholas Brown, David H. Brown, Kathryn Carell Brown, Julie Carell Stadler, Edie Carell Johnson, David B. Johnson and Monroe Stadler.

Children’s Hospital honors Carells with balcony dedication

In the building and creation of Nashville’s first and only freestanding children’s hospital, Monroe Carell Jr. and his wife, Ann Scott Carell, were involved every step of the way.