The tale begins with the centuryold Alliance's decision to modernize its outdated skilled nursing facility and add assisted and independent living units on the same site. DESIGN FOR COMMUNITY The Sholom Alliance contracted with St. Paul architect Gaius Nelson, of the Nelson-Tremain Partnership, to design the complex, which would consist of 45 rent-subsidized apartments, 66 units of assisted living (18 for residents with memory loss) and an 80-bed skilled nursing facility (SNF). [...] he wanted the disparate buildings to connect.
Tales of the City: From Brownfield to Elder Utopia (Almost) Joan Retsinas Aging Today; Jul/Aug 2009; 30, 4; Docstoc pg. 14 Reproduced with permission of the cop
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