OSHKOSH – Evergreen Retirement Community is set to increase its selection of homes for more mature older people. 

a house in the background: Artist's rendering of what the homes for the Evergreen Retirement Community will look like.

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Artist’s rendering of what the households for the Evergreen Retirement Group will search like.

The organization is planning to build a “pocket neighborhood” of 40 ranch-design and style homes on an 11-acre parcel of land on West Ninth Avenue and Linden Oaks Travel. Developers expect the challenge to expense $10 million, in accordance to city documents. 


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A extensive vast majority of the American population is getting older and the design reflects a living product various from an apartment sophisticated, President and CEO Arneson Ken Arneson stated. It will sense like a household neighborhood, he claimed. 

Just about every Evergreen home will be 1,154 sq. feet with a two-motor vehicle garage and a porch, Arneson explained. The neighborhood will feature sidewalks connecting the residences, which is intentionally developed so neighbors can interact with each and every other, he explained.  

“It is about encouraging local community,” Arneson stated.

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The advancement will include a clubhouse and 2,475-sq.-foot patio for potential residents. It is really equivalent to the Evergreen campus at 1130 N. Westfield St., Arneson claimed.  

The clubhouse will have a smaller exercise center and a substantial place for gatherings. Citizens also will be able to choose in to use the much larger health middle at Evergreen’s major campus, Arneson claimed. 

diagram, engineering drawing: Layout of the "pocket neighborhood" of 40 homes at Evergreen Retirement Community.

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Format of the “pocket neighborhood” of 40 properties at Evergreen Retirement Local community.

The Oshkosh Widespread Council unanimously accredited the designs and a rezoning ask for at its Jan. 26 assembly. 

Arneson hopes that development for the households will begin this year so they can start off housing men and women in 2022. 

Even though the residences will be solitary-family members units that perform as a subdivision, the lot is one parcel that was rezoned as a multi-family members parcel. 

This neighborhood comes on the heels of another senior dwelling growth underneath development on the west side of town — Aspire Senior Dwelling — which hopes to open up 133 senior flats and assisted residing models in the drop. 

Get hold of Lydia Slattery at 920-426-6710 or [email protected]. Comply with her on Twitter at @lydiaslattery.

This write-up originally appeared on Oshkosh Northwestern: Evergreen Retirement Community to produce $10 million ‘pocket neighborhood’ with 40 homes | Streetwise

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