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Noble’s Pond Wins 2017 Best of 55+ Housing National Award



Anne Monaghan
Monaghan Communications

Manny Gonzalez, FAIA, LEED AP and Principal
KTGY Architecture + Planning

KTGY-designed Noble’s Pond, Sydney Plan in Dover Wins 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Award

LOS ANGELES, CALIF. – International award-winning firm KTGY Architecture + Planning is pleased to announce that Noble’s Pond, Sydney Plan in Dover, Delaware, designed by KTGY, received a Silver Award in the category of Best 55+ Detached Home On The Boards at the 2017 Best of 55+ Housing Awards held at the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) International Builders’ Show (IBS) in Orlando, Florida. The award, presented by NAHB’s 55+ Housing Industry Council, was announced at the event’s 25th Anniversary Awards ceremony held on January 10, 2017.

KTGY was hired to redesign Noble’s Pond existing floor plans and elevations to improve sales. The new plan is larger, although it still fits on the original lot size. The redesigned floor plan includes many features that cater to the 55+ home buyer. The living space is forward with a generous front porch standard, a large foyer space, a dedicated owner entry area with a drop zone situated in a concealed entry from the garage, and extra workshop/craft space in the garage, optioning as storage or as an extension to the master walk-in closet. The plan also features a spacious rear deck or an optional four-season room, a den or optional third bedroom for a home office, guests or grandkids. There is a convenient pass-thru from the master bath to the laundry and a stair for an optional attic, loft or basement. The new elevations utilize highly-pitched gable roofs, dormers, decorative porch posts, standing seam metal accents, brick, decorative shutters and trim/cornice details to enhance the homes’ curbside appeal.

Additionally, KTGY-designed Griffin Plaza­ in Simi Valley, California received the Gold Award for Best 55+ Independent Living Community On The Boards and a special Innovation Award. Also, Sierra Bloom in Scottsdale, Arizona received a Silver Award for Best Assisted Living/Special Needs Community On The Boards; and The Georgian Lakeside in Roswell, Georgia­ received a Silver Award in the category of Best Assisted Living/Special Needs Community.

For more information about Noble’s Pond, see

About KTGY Architecture + Planning
Celebrating 25 years, KTGY Architecture + Planning is an international award-winning full-service architecture and planning firm delivering innovation, artistry and attention to detail across multiple offices and studios, ensuring that clients and communities get the best the firm has to offer no matter the building type or location. KTGY’s architects and planners combine big picture opportunities, leading-edge sustainable practices and impeccable design standards to help create developments of enduring value. KTGY serves clients worldwide from offices located in Chicago, Denver, Irvine, Los Angeles, Oakland, Pune and Tysons. Call 888.456.KTGY or visit, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Vimeo, YouTube

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Mary Field, Vice President

The Villages of Noble’s Pond

13 Noble’s Pond Crossing

Dover, DE  19904

Office: 302.736.5000

Toll Free: 888.222.0030

Cell: 302.363.5934

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Anne Monaghan

About HBA of Delaware

HBA/DE has been an integral part of the growth and economic development of the State of Delaware since 1947. HBA/DE was founded as a non-profit state affiliate of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) representing home builders and other businesses directly related to Delaware's Home Building Industry. Consisting of Builders, Remodelers and a group of diversified associate members, the Home Builders Association of Delaware strives to protect and preserve housing as a symbol of America.


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