Officials at Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters (CHKD), Norfolk, Va., and community leaders broke ground earlier this month on a new $224 million mental health hospital for children. The 14-story building will be the centerpiece of a new initiative to provide a full spectrum of mental health care for children.

All inpatient rooms at the 60-bed facility will be private, with sleeping accommodations for a parent. Other facility highlights include an outdoor recreation area, an indoor gym, a music room, a recording studio, a rooftop garden, and a multi-sensory room with family lounge areas.

The facility is scheduled to open in 2022 and will provide outpatient therapy and a “partial hospitalization” program. The not-for-profit CHKD Health System operates primary care pediatric practices, surgical practices, multi-service health centers, urgent care centers, and satellite offices throughout its service region. Array Architects is the architect of record on the project.