Best of 2018: The Best Architecture
The Bristal at Englewood-Assisted Living
Location: 412 South Van Brunt St., Englewood, NJ Type of project: Assisted Living Residence Size: 226,000 s/f, six-story building with a 133-car parking garage on the ground floor. The facility will house 288 total residents, 65 of which are part of a specialized memory care program for residents with dementia. The brick building with simulated limestone base/accents is traditional in appearance capped off on the top floor with a slate mansard roof and projecting dormers. The ground floor consists of the elevator, lobby, reception/administration areas, while the second floor provides a secure, self-contained dementia program complete with wandering circuit corridors surrounding two central outdoor courtyards. Abundant program space for resident dining/activities is a significant feature.