Woodbury Mews

The Woodbury Mews project involved the development of an 8.8-acre site in an urban setting that contained an existing vacant manufacturing building. The architects designed a renovation of and addition to the existing historic building, creating independent-living units attached to an assisted- living and memory care facility. The character of the project focused on maintaining the integrity of the design style of the original historic building that was built in 1860 and was used for the manufacturing of a cure-all elixir.  The building was gutted to expose high ceilings and beautiful fluted steel columns. The exterior materials of brick, the roof materials of slate shingles, and the roof designs have been reused in a contemporary manner to meet the program requirements, creating a project that reflects the building’s history while effectively providing for all the physical and social needs of the population who reside there. The campus includes a 118-unit congregate facility as well as a 60-bed assisted living facility with a 48 bed special needs wing. The project is located in an area with a high elderly population and a limited supply of opportunities for elderly needs. It is serviced by public transportation (trains and buses) and is one block off of the downtown main street shopping district. The project was designed to service middle income residents with a percentage of total units to meet state guidelines for low-income seniors.

The project won numerous awards including 2005 Platinum Award from the NAHB Seniors Housing Council for Renovated Seniors Housing.