NOMINATED BY: Hord Coplan MachtPROJECT STATEMENT: Encore MidCity is a 232-unit independent living community in a New Urbanist setting. Focused on providing the next generation of seniors with an attractive alternative to their existing home or more standard senior housing, Encore is integrated into the fabric of the city, allowing intergenerational experience and active lifestyles.
It contains four distinct dining components, including a fine dining restaurant featuring produce and seafood from a 5,000-square-foot aquaponic farm adjacent to the kitchen. The restaurants and an art gallery and maker space are open to the public. A full suite of wellness offerings and other amenities are reserved for the residents.