Senior Living

Summit Square

Premier Senior Living

Formerly the Waynesboro Hospital in Waynesboro, Virginia, this facility was converted to house seniors in the mid-1990’s by Sunnyside Retirement Communities.

 

Details

Size: Renovations of exisisting structure

Client: Summit Square Retirement Community

Location: Waynesboro, VA

Project Type: Senior Living / Healthcare

 

An aerial view of Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA, where you can see all construction, old and new.
A hand drawn look at the architectural hyphen of the new Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA. This is the glass atrium area that connects the old building to the new building.
A hand drawn look at the architectural hyphen of the new Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA. This is the glass atrium area that connects the old building to the new building.
An aerial view of Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA, where you can see all construction, old and new.

Project Info

Known now as Summit Square Retirement Community, this facility houses residents in Independent living apartments, Assisted Living apartments, Skilled care rooms and a new Dementia care wing. They are a CCRC with all the amenties of a small town – 

 

Fine dining, casual Bistro, Fitness areas and program, Therapy services, Coffee Klatch, Activity Rooms, Hair salon, Bank, shuttle bus services, Library, and soon a Chapel.

 

Another view of the new entrance to the new Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA.
Looking up at the atrium windows in the new Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA.

In 2012, we were engaged to begin renovations, additions and updating of the facility.  The Management realized how important it was to stay up-to-date with the market and to truly match the quality of the services and life inside the community with a quality physical environment.

We began with creating a “Masterplan” for renovations and additions which indicated 12 phases.  It was understood that finances could only allow for limited scopes of work at a single time, but with the Masterplan, it was just a matter of ticking the phases off, one by one.

Another view of the new entrance to the new Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA.
Looking up at the atrium windows in the new Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA.
The stairwell in the new Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA.
The balcony above the lobby area in the new Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA.

The phased work that has now been completed includes: 

a.) Entry canopy, Lobby, Coffee Klatch

b.) Hallways in separate phases on each of the four floors

c.) Apartments separately as they have become available to new residents

d.) Dining Room

e.) Bistro

f.) Dementia Wing

g.) New Emergency generator power

h.) Exterior paint and trim 

i.) Library

Through this process, we have methodically and patiently re-envisioned the facility so that it now is truly an exceptional place to live, in this former community hospital!

The stairwell in the new Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA.
The balcony above the lobby area in the new Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA.
The stairwell in the new Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA.
The balcony above the lobby area in the new Harrisonburg City Hall, Harrisonburg, VA.

 

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