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

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Communities Receive Top Honors in 7th Annual Awards Competition

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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

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

Active Adult
Winner: Avidor Evanston – Evanston, IL
Second Place: Everleigh Cape Cod – Barnstable, MA
Third Place: Sutton Landing at Mount Sinai – Mount Sinai, NY

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.”

For more information on this year’s winners and nominees, visit

About Aging Media Network / Senior Housing News
Aging Media Network is an innovative publishing company based in Chicago, Illinois and is the publisher of Senior Housing News, Reverse Mortgage Daily, Home Health Care News, Skilled Nursing News, Hospice News and Behavioral Health Business.

Senior Housing News (SHN) is the leading independent source for news and information covering senior housing and senior living. With a global reach of industry professionals, SHN’s audience includes senior housing operators, developers, banking institutions, real estate investment trusts, private equity and service providers catering to the industry. Visit for more information.

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.

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