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$30M Donation Makes Egil & Pauline Braathen Center a Reality in FL


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$30M Donation Makes Egil & Pauline Braathen Center a Reality in FL

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Category: Health

The $90 million Egil and Pauline Braathen Center is scheduled to open in early March, although a date has not been set. Hospital leaders gave media tours Thursday, and the building will be open for public viewing Sunday.

Construction of the center got underway after Cleveland Clinic received a $30 million donation — the largest in its history — from Pauline Braathen, a patient for more than a decade. She has a home in Boca Raton, though her usual residence is aboard The World, a 165-apartment, globe-trotting cruise ship.

Braathen was married to the late Egil Braathen, a Norwegian real estate developer, who also was a patient at the complex.

Source: Sun Sentinel

Published: July 3, 2022