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Treplus Communities Selected as Senior Housing News Award Nominee

SHN Awards

Burr Oak Commons, a Treplus Community, has been selected as a nominee in the Active Adult category of  the 2020 Senior Housing News (SHN) Architecture & Design Awards which recognizes cutting-edge design, excellence, and innovation in senior living. Winners will be announced on December 15, 2020.

In this competition, judges will evaluate three key areas of criteria including design & aesthetics, community integration, and amenities, lifestyle, & wellness to assign one overall score.  Design & aesthetics will include an evaluation of the community look and features with relevance to layout, Universal Design elements, color, light, creativity, sustainability, and exterior views including landscape architecture.   Community integration will identify the effectiveness of how the community is positioned  within the overall area and focus on features that promote access to nearby/walkable amenities, design features that are a good fit with the neighborhood, and accessibility to local area resources. Judges will also evaluate the community’s features that incorporate a healthy lifestyle and provides residents access to products and services that make their lives easier.

Burr Oak Commons is a new 55+ active adult rental community located northeast of State Route 37 at Houk Road and Lantern Chase Drive, less than a 5-minute drive to historic downtown Delaware.  This community offers one, two, and two-and-a-half bedroom/den luxury apartments in five, single-story floor plan designs. Every apartment home has vaulted ceilings, extra half-bathrooms and luxury finishes throughout. The community amenities include a great Commons area with a bar, your own personal liquor locker, fire pit, big screen television and well-equipped exercise areas. The 200-year old downtown is an oasis of entertainment and culture that offers big city events and amenities, but with all the advantages of small town living.

For more information, visit or call 1-833-Live 55+ (548-3550).

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