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Why all eyes are on ‘fable hospital’ in Escondido
San Diego Union-Tribune

It’s like a giant Erector Set on the western Escondido skyline – an 11-story steel framework rising more than 200 feet above a hill off Auto Park Way and Citracado Parkway.

But halfway to completion, the $940 million Palomar Medical Center West — the largest private construction project in the county right now — is looking more like a hospital as 800 construction workers begin to frame in the 360 patient rooms, 60 emergency rooms and 12 operating rooms.