Sunrise, Welltower, Hines Open 151-Unit Community in Manhattan

by Jeff Shaw

NEW YORK CITY — Sunrise Senior Living has opened Sunrise at East 56th, a 151-unit high-rise in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan.

Partners on the project included Hines and Welltower (NYSE: WELL). The asset features assisted living and memory care services. Sunrise is collaborating with Northwell Health for services at the building.

The community is the first and only building in the sector to receive LEED Silver, WELL Certification at the Silver level and WELL Health-Safety Rating Seal certifications, according to Sunrise.

SLCE Architects designed the building. Champalimaud Design created the interiors. The fourth, 11th, and 15th floors feature landscaped outdoor terraces and gardens with views of the Manhattan skyline.

Sunrise has developed partnerships with key community organizations for programming and off-site excursions including: The Museum of Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Folk Art Museum, The Intrepid, Carnegie Hall, New York Historical Society, Lincoln Center, Central Synagogue, Sutton Place Synagogue and St. Patrick’s Cathedral. The company is also partnering with organizations for continued learning for staff, such as SAGE, the country’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBT older adults.

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