Best of CCRC Design 2013: The Boutique Urban Lifestyle

For The Mather, a Mather LifeWays continuing care retirement community in Evanston, Illinois, it’s always been about location, location, location.

Enjoying the perks of a walkable university town as well as proximity to both Lake Michigan and downtown Chicago, The Mather took first place in the Senior Housing News Design & Architecture Awards [1] in the category of Best New Construction Continuing Care Retirement Community.

“What stood out most was the location, which promotes resident integration within the community and a healthy lifestyle,” says Raquel Mercer, vice president at Robycross and a judge for the SHN Design Awards. “The close proximity to the shopping, dining and local college help to promote an active daily life which improves all areas of health.”

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