Senior Housing News Announces 2020 Architecture & Design Awards Nominees

Senior Housing News, an Aging Media Network publication, is pleased to announce that more than 90 entries have been submitted to the 7th annual Senior Housing News (SHN) Architecture & Design Awards (

Communities across the country and globe submitted new construction and renovation projects this year, vying for top honors across 10 categories: 55+, Active Adult, Affordable Housing, Assisted Living, Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), Independent Living, International, Renovation / Repositioning, Skilled Nursing / Post-Acute Care and Standalone Memory Care.

“The 2020 SHN Architecture & Design Awards counted an impressive number of entries this year,” said George Yedinak, founder of Senior Housing News. “Each year, we look forward to this opportunity to showcase the cutting-edge projects from around the United States and globally. Senior housing and care owners, operators and developers continue to invest in incredible work in partnership with world-class architects, designers and engineers who bring their creative expertise to elevate the experience of residents across the care continuum.”

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A panel of industry experts will judge the projects, evaluating nominees based on design and aesthetic criteria. Not only will judges analyze design elements such as color, light and landscape architecture, they will also consider community functionality by analyzing key features that are critical to property type, such as universal design techniques.

Winners will be announced on December 15, 2020.

Introducing the 2020 nominees (in alphabetical order):

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Peachtree Hills Place – Atlanta, GA

Active Adult
Avidor Evanston – Evanston, IL
Burr Oak Commons – Delaware, OH
Everleigh Cape Cod – Barnstable, MA
Oakmont of East Sacramento – Sacramento, CA
Sutton Landing at Mount Sinai – Mount Sinai, NY

Affordable Senior Housing
Casa Indiana HACE CDC – Philadelphia, PA
Celestina Garden Apartments – Sonoma, CA
Glasswater Creek of Plainfield – Indianapolis, IN
Heritage Woods of Newburgh – Newburgh, IN
Home Street Residences – Bronx, NY
LongCrest – Lancaster, PA
Moab Area Partnership for Seniors – Moab, UT

Recommended SHN+ Exclusives

Assisted Living
Amavida – Fort Myers, FL
Anthology of Simsbury – Simsbury, CT
Atria of Englewood – Englewood, CO
Atria of McCandless – Pittsburgh, PA
Atrium at Liberty Park – Cape Coral, FL
Balfour at Lavender Farms – Louisville, CO
Belmont Village Fort Lauderdale – Fort Lauderdale, FL
Brightview Grosvenor – Bethesda, MD
Clearwater at Sonoma Hills – Rohnert Park, CA
Countryside Living – Queen Creek, AZ
Eagleview Landing – Exton, PA
Frank Residences – San Francisco, CA
GenCare Lifestyle at Point Ruston – Madison, WI
HarborChase of Germantown – Memphis, TN
HarborChase of SOKC – Oklahoma City, OK
Indigo Hall – Charleston, SC
Longleaf at Liberty Park – Vestavia Hills, AL
Preston Greens Senior Living – Lexington, KY
South High Senior Living – Knoxville, TN
The Bristal/Encore at Jericho – Jericho, NY
The Capstone at Royal Palm – Royal Palm Beach, FL
The Chelsea at Greenburgh – Greenburgh, NY
The Colonnade – Surprise, AZ
The Preserve – Fort Myers, FL
The Residence at Penniman Hill – Hingham, MA
The Residences at Kraft Commons – Indianapolis, IN
Village Park Milton – Alpharetta, GA
Vivante North – Costa Mesa, CA
Watercrest – Naples, FL

Friendship Village Chesterfield – Chesterfield, MO
Hunters Woods at Trails Edge – Reston, VA
Phoenix at Union Hill – Canton, GA
Rawhiti Estate – Auckland, New Zealand
Summit Vista – Taylorsville, UT
The Hacienda at the Canyon – Tucson, AZ
The Spires at Berry College – Rome, GA
The Templeton – Cary, NC
The Village at Mary’s Woods – Lake Oswego, OR
The Village of Southampton – Houston, TX
Waupun Christian Home – Waupun, WI

Independent Living
Avenue 81 Senior Living – Overland Park, KS
Berwick Qualicum Beach – Qualicum Beach, BC, Canada
Clarendale of Chandler – Chandler, AZ
Everlan of Louisville – Louisville, KY
Hidden Springs of McKinney – Houston, TX
Landis Homes – Lititz, PA
Maravilla at The Domain – Austin, TX
Oceana PARC Retirement Living – Vancouver, BC, Canada
Portside at Grande Dunes – Myrtle Beach, SC
Revel Lodi – Lodi, CA
RiverWoods Durham – Durham, NH
Revel Rancharrah – Reno, NV
St. Rita Square – Milwaukee, WI
Tamarisk NorthShore – Deerfield, IL
The Ridge at Pinehurst – Lakewood, CO
The Springs at Lake Oswego – Lake Oswego, OR

Amica White Rock – South Surrey, BC, Canada
Rawhiti Estate – Auckland, New Zealand
Taiping Parasol Tree Community – Shanghai, China

Renovation or Repositioning
Bayview – A Life Plan Community – Seattle, WA
Belmont Village Encino – Sherman Oaks, CA
Brewster Place Retirement Community – Topeka, KS
Calder Woods – Beaumont, TX
Montereau – Tulsa, OK
Regency Palms Senior Living – Oxnard, CA
Rolling Green Village – Greenville, SC
Seacrest Village – Encinitas, CA
The Highlands at Wyomissing – Wyomissing, PA
Vi at Palo Alto – Palo Alto, CA
Ware Presbyterian Village – Oxford, PA
Wyndemere Senior Living – Wheaton, IL

Skilled Nursing / Post Acute Care
Ignite Medical Resort Blue Springs – Blue Springs, MO
Ignite Medical Resort Oak Creek – Oak Creek, WI
Jewish Senior Life – Rochester, NY
Skilled Nursing Unit at Gulf Coast Medical – Fort Myers, FL
Smith Crossing Greenleaf Rehab – Orland Park, IL
The Vista at CC Young – Dallas, TX
Village On The Isle – Venice, FL

Stand Alone Memory Care
Duxbury House at the Village Memory Care Center – Duxbury, MA
Legacy Ridge Senior Living – Gainesville, VA
The Living Wisdom Center at Hubbard Hill – Elkhart, IN

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About the SHN Architecture & Design Awards
The Senior Housing News Architecture & Design Awards recognize cutting-edge design, excellence and innovation in senior living. The annual awards contest celebrates unique projects and companies that are improving the lives of seniors through innovative design. Visit for more information about this year’s contest, as well as past winners.