Winners Announced for the 2020 Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Awards

Senior Housing News, an Aging Media Network publication, is pleased to announce the winners of the 7th annual Senior Housing News (SHN) Architecture & Design Awards.

More than 90 communities across the country and globe submitted new construction and renovation projects, vying for top honors across ten categories: 55+, Active Adult, Affordable Senior Housing, Assisted Living, Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), Independent Living, International, Renovation / Repositioning, Skilled Nursing / Post-Acute Care and Standalone Memory Care.

Introducing the 2020 winners by category:


Winner: Peachtree Hills Place – Atlanta, GA

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Active Adult

Winner: Avidor Evanston – Evanston, IL

Second Place: Everleigh Cape Cod – Barnstable, MA

Third Place: Sutton Landing at Mount Sinai – Mount Sinai, NY

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Affordable Senior Housing

Winner: Casa Indiana HACE CDC – Philadelphia, PA

Second Place: Glasswater Creek of Plainfield – Indianapolis, IN

Third Place: Home Street Residences – Bronx, NY

Assisted Living

Winner: Village Park Milton – Alpharetta, GA

Second Place: Balfour at Lavender Farms – Louisville, CO

Third Place: Longleaf at Liberty Park – Vestavia Hills, AL


Winner: The Spires at Berry College – Rome, GA

Second Place: Rawhiti Estate – Auckland, New Zealand

Third Place: The Hacienda at the Canyon – Tucson, AZ

Independent Living

Winner: Oceana PARC Retirement Living – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Second Place: Maravilla at The Domain – Austin, TX

Third Place: The Ridge at Pinehurst – Lakewood, CO


Winner: Rawhiti Estate – Auckland, New Zealand

Second Place: Taiping Parasol Tree Community – Shanghai, China

Third Place: Amica White Rock – South Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Renovation or Repositioning

Winner: Bayview – A Life Plan Community – Seattle, WA

Second Place: Brewster Place Retirement Community – Topeka, KS

Third Place: Rolling Green Village – Greenville, SC

Skilled Nursing / Post Acute Care

Winner: The Vista at CC Young – Dallas, TX

Second Place: Jewish Senior Life – Rochester, NY

Third Place: Village On The Isle – Venice, FL

Stand Alone Memory Care

Winner: Duxbury House at the Village Memory Care Center – Duxbury, MA

Second Place: The Living Wisdom Center at Hubbard Hill – Elkhart, IN

Third Place: Legacy Ridge Senior Living – Gainesville, VA

“The winners of this year’s competition represent a great snapshot of the industry and the innovations that owners, operators and developers are delivering to aging consumers,” said George Yedinak, Founder of Senior Housing News. “The industry’s commitment to creating and delivering a great product in these challenging times is both reassuring and exciting.”

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