Walter Tower Media Kit

Houston Methodist opens new state-of-the-art patient tower in Texas Medical Center 

 

Houston Methodist soon will open the Paula and Joseph C. “Rusty” Walter III Tower, a 22-story, $700 million patient tower housing new beds and state-of-the-art technology to better serve the community and the institution’s growing patient population. Read more


Introducing Walter Tower

 

The new Walter Tower will feature the latest advances in cardiovascular surgery and neurosurgery and a new patient experience. The new Walter Tower will feature the latest advances in cardiovascular surgery and neurosurgery and a new patient experience. (click image to view and download video)

 

 

 


Historic ORs closing, moving to Walter Tower

 

After running non-stop for nearly 50 years, Houston Methodist Hospital is closing the operating rooms where surgeons performed some of the world’s firsts in heart surgery. The Heart Center is moving into Houston Methodist’s new $700 million Paula and Joseph C. “Rusty” Walter III Tower, opening in August. Read more (Photos & Video)

 

                                


“Extending Arms of Christ” Mosaic

 

The recently restored 1963 “Extending Arms of Christ” mosaic was relocated from the Fannin Street entrance of Houston Methodist Hospital to the Barbara and President George H.W. Bush Atrium in Walter Tower. (Video | Click images to download hi-res photos.)

 

The recently restored 1963 “Extending Arms of Christ” mosaic was relocated from the Fannin Street entrance of Houston Methodist Hospital to the Barbara and President George H.W. Bush Atrium in Walter Tower.                                The recently restored 1963 “Extending Arms of Christ” mosaic was relocated from the Fannin Street entrance of Houston Methodist Hospital to the Barbara and President George H.W. Bush Atrium in Walter Tower.


Walter Tower Exterior Shots

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The new Paula and Joseph C. “Rusty” Walter III Tower located at 6551 Bertner Ave. in the Texas Medical Center.                                 The new Paula and Joseph C. “Rusty” Walter III Tower located at 6551 Bertner Ave. in the Texas Medical Center.

 


Barbara and President George H.W. Bush Honored

 

Houston Methodist has named the atrium in its new Paula and Joseph C. “Rusty” Walter III Tower the Barbara and President George H.W. Bush Atrium in honor of the past president and beloved first lady. Read more

 

Portrait of Barbara and President George H.W. Bush is unveiled at the naming ceremony for the Barbara and President George H.W. Bush Atrium at the new Walter Tower at Houston Methodist Hospital.

Portrait of Barbara and President George H.W. Bush is unveiled at the naming ceremony for the Barbara and President George H.W. Bush Atrium at the new Walter Tower at Houston Methodist Hospital. (click image to download hi-res photo)

 

 

Photo (left to right) CBS Sports Commentator Jim Nantz, Maria Bush and Neil Bush stand in front of a portrait of Barbara and President George H.W. Bush at the naming ceremony of the Barbara and President George H.W. Bush Atrium at the new Walter Tower at Houston Methodist Hospital.Photo (left to right) CBS Sports Commentator Jim Nantz, Maria Bush and Neil Bush stand in front of a portrait of Barbara and President George H.W. Bush at the naming ceremony of the Barbara and President George H.W. Bush Atrium at the new Walter Tower at Houston Methodist Hospital. (click image to download hi-res photo)

 

 


A Glimpse in Time-Lapse Construction

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The Walter Tower has been under construction for two years and our crews have made incredible progress. Everyone is excited for our leading physicians, employees and researches to move in and put the new facility to work. Take a look at our time-lapse video to see the progress we've made.