Fifty years ago, the Adlai E. Stevenson House was incorporated as a public benefit non-profit with the support of the Unitarian Universalist Church, its members, and community members supportive of affordable housing for seniors who were independent and needed an affordable place to live or to age in place. Our mission has not changed in the last fifty years and we are proud to be able to continue to provide a home for our residents.
We are equally excited to celebrate the end of the first –ever construction renovation of all three buildings was completed August 18, 2017. The buildings are seismically strong, we have a stout new roof, windows that don’t fall out, our mechanical systems have been re-piped, retrofitted, replaced and/or upgraded as needed, and we have improved out lighting placement throughout the facility. We have a new solar water system, upgraded landscaping, and carved out space for resident meeting rooms and small libraries with computers available for residents who do not have their own.
Every resident unit was remodeled to improve their lighting and space utilization. Every unit has new flooring, carpets, appliances, kitchen cabinets and the bathrooms have improved safety features.
The entire facility has better security, visibility, Wi-Fi, more usable space and a spanking new coat of paint inside and out. We have a recreation room on our Lower Level and on the main floor of our Administrative Building a dining room that seats more than 140 and a lounge complete with a 60” screen.