Legacy Tower - Heart Center

Lester and Sue Smith Legacy Tower is the new home of Texas Children’s Heart Center® – ranked #1 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for cardiology and heart surgery.

The Heart Center is located on Levels 16 through 23.

Legacy Tower – 6651 Main Street, Houston, TX 77030

Legacy Tower shares a driveway and a garage with Pavilion for Women. For details, click below

Planning your visit

To access the Heart Center, when you arrive, take the Legacy Tower elevators designated for Levels 14-24.

  • Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (CVICU) (Level 16-18)
  • Cardiac Operating Rooms (CVOR) and Catheterization Lab Family Waiting Area (Level 20)
  • Heart Center Clinic and Diagnostics (Stress Lab, Exercise Lab, ECHO, and EKG) (Level 21)
  • Cardiology Inpatient Unit (Level 22-23)
      All Legacy Tower Beds follow the same annotation: LT then Floor then room
    • LT 16th Floor
      "Heart Failure" ICU: LT 1601-1612
    • LT 17th Floor
      CVICU 17 "A": LT 1701-1712
      CVICU 17 "B": LT 1713-1724
    • LT 18th Floor
      "Neonatal" CVICU: LT 1801-1812
    • LT 22nd and LT 23rd Floor
      CPCU 22: LT 2201-2212
      CPCU 23: LT 2301-2330
  • Gym (Level 23)


  • 8 floors
  • 4 cardiac catheterization labs including integrated MRI scanner
  • 4 cardiovascular operating rooms
  • 3 cardiac ICU floors with 48 private rooms
  • 2 cardiac acute care floors with 42 private patient rooms
  • Dedicated space for families