Winners Announced for the 2022 Senior Housing News Architecture and Design Awards

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Communities receive top honors in annual awards competition

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Our SHNA participants continue to push the envelope of senior living architecture and design each year.

Senior Housing News, an Aging Media Network publication, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 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 15 categories: 55+, Affordable Housing, Assisted Living, Continuing Care Retirement Community / Life Plan Community, CCRC / LPC Lite, Dining Renovation, Hospice, Independent Living, International, Renovation / Repositioning (Building), Renovation / Repositioning (Campus), Skilled Nursing / Post-Acute Care, Small Footprint, Stand-Alone Memory Care, and Wellness: Health & Fitness.

“Our SHNA participants continue to push the envelope of senior living architecture and design each year,” said George Yedinak, founder of Senior Housing News. “The 2022 SHNA winners demonstrate bold creativity and execution that has set a new precedent for senior living architecture and design in a rapidly transforming industry.”

Introducing the 2022 Winners by category:


  • Winner: The Glen Retirement System – Shreveport, LA

Affordable Housing

  • Winner: Casa de la Misión – San Francisco, CA
  • Second Place: Filipino Community Village – Seattle, WA
  • Third Place: Simpson Gardens II – Lansdowne, PA

Assisted Living

  • Winner: Aegis Lake Union – Seattle, WA
  • Second Place: Thrive at Montvale – Montvale, NJ
  • Third Place: The Landing Alexandria – Alexandria, VA


  • Winner: Harbor’s Edge River Tower – Norfolk, VA
  • Second Place: Lakeside at Waterman Village – Mount Dora, FL
  • Third Place: Flagstone – Eden Prairie, MN


  • Winner: Modena Reserve Kensington – Kensington, MD
  • Second Place: Heartis® Buckhead – Atlanta, GA
  • Third Place: Trulee Evanston – Evanston, IL

Dining Renovation

  • Winner: Waterstone on High Ridge – Stamford, CT
  • Second Place: Clermont Park Retirement Community – Denver, CO
  • Third Place: Westminster Canterbury Richmond – Richmond, VA


  • Winner: Partners In Care Hospice House – Bend, OR

Independent Living

  • Winner: Corso Atlanta – Atlanta, GA
  • Second Place: Thrive at Montvale – Montvale, NJ
  • Third Place: Kingsboro at Lenbrook – Atlanta, GA


  • Winner: Woodside Village – Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
  • Second Place: Wisteria Place – Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

Renovation / Repositioning (Building)

  • Winner: Residences at Wells School – Southbridge, MA
  • Second Place: The Falls at Cordingly Dam – Newton, MA
  • Third Place: Verena at Hilliard – Hilliard, OH

Renovation / Repositioning (Campus)

  • Winner: Forefront Living Presbyterian Village North (PVN) – Dallas, TX
  • Second Place: Discovery Village at Boynton Beach – Boynton Beach, FL

Skilled Nursing / Post-Acute Care

  • Winner: Bishop Gadsden – Gadsden Glen – Charleston, SC
  • Second Place: Larsen Health Center – Naples, FL
  • Third Place: Grand River Health District – Senior Care Center – Rifle, CO

Small Footprint

  • Winner: BrightStar Care Homes Stephens – Boise, ID

Stand-Alone Memory Care

  • Winner: Meadowood – McLean Memory Care – Lansdale, PA, PA
  • Second Place: Dementia Care & Education Campus – Phoenix, AZ
  • Third Place: Beach Terrace Memory Care – Stanton, CA

Wellness: Health & Fitness

  • Winner: Byer Square Jewish Homes of San Francisco – San Francisco, CA
  • Second Place: Ashby Ponds – Ashburn, VA
  • Third Place: The Variel – Woodland Hills, CA

Visit to view all of the winners.

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.

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, 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.

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