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Reflecting Back: Mark Heckman

Marks, Thomas Architects 50th Anniversary I was driving east on I-70 towards the City and I noticed a sign several miles outside the beltway that read,  “Baltimore 16 miles; Washington 45 miles; New York City 240 miles”.   I was heading to the east coast for my first time in my new MG convertible, top down […]

Design Trends For Today’s Senior Housing

Today’s seniors want to live where they can continue pursuing active, cosmopolitan lifestyles. Here’s how modern senior housing facilities are responding.

New Urbanism: Humanizing Cities, Connecting Neighborhoods

The roots of New Urbanism harken back to the ’80s, but the influence on housing, urban planning, and municipal land-use strategies remains strong.

From the Suburbs to the City: Trends in Senior Housing

As the silent generation and baby boomers age, many want more urban, community-centered senior housing options. What’s driving the shift?