Announcing the Winners of the 2023 SHN Architecture & Design Awards

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Senior Housing News, an Aging Media Network publication, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 Senior Housing News (SHN) Architecture & Design Awards (

Communities across the United States and the globe submitted new construction and renovation/repositioning projects this year, vying for top honors across 17 categories:

“The entries for the 2023 SHN Architecture & Design Awards were nothing short of impressive,” said George Yedinak, founder and executive vice president of Aging Media Network, a WTWH Media Company. “This year, nearly 100 SHNA entrants pushed the envelope of innovative architecture and design across the continuum of care. They continue to raise the standard for what architecture and design should be across the behavioral health and post-acute care continuum.”

Introducing the 2023 winners and nominees (nominees listed in alphabetical order):


Winner: Overture Arcadia – Scottsdale, AZ

Active Adult

Winner: Dogwood Commons – Centerville, OH

Affordable Housing

Winner: Landis Place on King – Lancaster, PA

Second Place: Residences on the Lane – Rockville, MD

Third Place: Ethiopian Village – Seattle, WA

Nominee: Julia C. Bancroft Apartments – Auburn, MA

Nominee: Vivera Assisted Living – Jeffersonville, IN

Assisted Living

Winner: Opus East Memphis – Memphis, TN

Second Place: Vivante Newport Center – Newport Beach, CA

Third Place: The Apsley by Sunrise – New York, NY

Nominee: Arbor Terrace Marlton – Marlton, NJ

Nominee: Bridgepointe Gardens – Jeffersonville, IN

Nominee: Cedarhurst of Topeka – Topeka, KS

Nominee: Clarendale Six Corners – Chicago, IL

Nominee: Elegance Berkeley – Berkeley, CA

Nominee: HarborChase at Shaker Heights – Shaker Heights, OH

Nominee: Hawkins Creek Assisted Living & Memory Care – Longview, TX

Nominee: Hearthstone at Wildwood – Oxford, FL

Nominee: KindCare – Bristol – Bristol, CT

Nominee: Legend at Silver Creek – Mechanicsburg, PA

Nominee: Longleaf Bee Cave – Austin, TX

Nominee: Maine Veterans’ Homes – Augusta – Augusta, ME

Nominee: MorningStar at Laurelhurst – Portland, OR

Nominee: MorningStar at Observatory Park – Denver, CO

Nominee: Quincy Place Senior Living – Holland, MI

Nominee: Senior Living at the Greens – St. Augustine, FL

Nominee: Sonrisa Senior Living – Roseville, CA

Nominee: Sunrise of McLean Village – McLean, VA

Nominee: Sunrise of Vienna – Vienna, VA

Nominee: The Arbor at Delray – Delray Beach, FL

Nominee: The Capstone at Centerra – Loveland, CO

Nominee: The Gallery at Broomfield – Broomfield, CO

Nominee: The Mariner Marblehead – Marblehead, MA

Nominee: The Residence at Fitz Farm – York, PA

Nominee: The Sheridan at Severna Park – Pasadena, MD

Nominee: The Tower at Cardinal North Hills – Raleigh, NC

Nominee: The Woodlands at Canterfield – West Dundee, IL

Nominee: Village Crossing – Frederick, MD

Nominee: Vita of Marion – Marion, IN

Nominee: Watercrest Richmond – Moseley, VA

Behavioral Health

Winner: Stella’s Place Mental Health – Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Continuing Care Retirement Community / Life Plan Community (CCRC/LPC)

Winner: Rose Villa Senior Living Phase 3 – Portland, OR

Second Place: The Summit of Bettendorf, a WellSpire Community – Bettendorf, IA

Third Place: Stevenson Oaks – Fort Worth, TX

Nominee: The Mayflower – Winter Park, FL

Continuing Care Retirement Community / Life Plan Community Lite (CCRC/LPC Lite)

Winner: Brightview Dulles Corner – Herndon, VA

Second Place: Watermark Coral Gables – Coral Gables, FL

Third Place: The Tower at Cardinal North Hills – Raleigh, NC

Nominee: Astral at Franklin – Franklin, IN

Nominee: Azalea at Cinnaminson – Cinnaminson, NJ

Nominee: Brightview Senior Living Wayne – Wayne, NJ

Nominee: Sonata Lake Mary – Lake Mary, FL

Nominee: Taylor Community – Wolfeboro, NH

Nominee: The Reserve at Lake Austin – Austin, TX

Nominee: Wellington Bay – Wellington, FL

Dining Innovation

Winner: Friendship Village Tempe – Tempe, AZ

Second Place: Willow Valley Communities – Lancaster, PA

Third Place: University Retirement Community at Davis – Davis, CA

Nominee: Emerald Heights – Redmond, WA

Nominee: Friendship Village Sunset Hills – Sunset Hills, MO


Winner: Pathways Hospice Inpatient Care Center – Fort Collins, CO

Second Place: VITAS Healthcare Hospice House of Orange County – Santa Ana, CA

Third Place: Hospice of Marion County, Grace Davis Hall House – Ocala, FL

Independent Living

Winner: Moorings Park Grande Lake – Naples, FL

Second Place: Marvella – Saint Paul, MN

Third Place: The Hacienda at Georgetown – Georgetown, TX

Nominee: Atria Cary – Cary, NC

Nominee: Avery Point – Richmond, VA

Nominee: Revel Legacy – Scottsdale, AZ

Nominee: Revel Scottsdale – Scottsdale, AZ

Nominee: The Davis Community – Wilmington, NC

Nominee: The Hacienda Mission San Luis Rey – Oceanside, CA

Nominee: The Pillars of Lakeville – Lakeville, MN

Nominee: The Tower at Cardinal North Hills – Raleigh, NC

Nominee: The Villages of Imperial Pointe – Lake Charles, LA

Nominee: The Woods – A GreatLife Community – Greenfield, WI


Winner: Royal View by Auria Senior Living – Johannesburg, South Africa

Second Place: Revera Hollyburn House – West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Third Place: Guildwood Retirement Residences – Scarborough, Ontario, Canada

Renovation / Repositioning (Building)

Winner: Bay Village – Sarasota, FL

Second Place: Sunrise of Redmond – Bellevue, WA

Third Place: Westminster Village of West Lafayette – West Lafayette, IN

Nominee: Maplewood Place – Malden, MA

Nominee: The Barrington at Hioaks – Richmond, VA

Nominee: Willow Valley Communities – Lancaster, PA

Nominee: Wise Path Recovery Centers – Westover, WV

Renovation / Repositioning (Campus)

Winner: Mount Carmel Bluffs – Dubuque, IA

Second Place: Splendido – Tucson, AZ

Third Place: Eastcastle Place – Milwaukee, WI

Skilled Nursing / Post-Acute Care

Winner: The Forest at Duke Small House – Durham, NC

Second Place: The Springs at Oldham Reserve – La Grange, KY

Small Footprint

Winner: Messiah Lifeways Bailey Street Apartments – Mechanicsburg, PA

Stand-Alone Memory Care

Winner: The Cordwainer – Norwell, MA

Second Place: The Moments of Lakeville II – Lakeville, MN

Third Place: Lumina Las Vegas – Las Vegas, NV

Nominee: The Cottages of Tucson – Tucson, AZ

Nominee: The Terraces at Via Verde – San Dimas, CA

Wellness: Health & Fitness

Winner: Broad Ripple Park Family Center – Indianapolis, IN

About Aging Media Network / Senior Housing News

Aging Media Network, a WTWH Media Company, is a boutique media company covering the $7.6 trillion business of senior housing and care. With fresh, daily content, modern design and industry expertise, we’ve built a community of industry executives and participants for our clients to connect with. Aging Media Network publishes Senior Housing News (SHN), Skilled Nursing News (SNN), Home Health Care News (HHCN), Hospice News (HSPN) and Behavioral Health Business (BHB).

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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