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Viamonte at Walnut Creek Earns Coveted Gold Nugget Merit Honor for Best Age Qualified Senior Living Community

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA June 16th, 2021—Judges for the 2021 Gold Nugget Awards have named Viamonte at Walnut Creek, a Sequoia Living community, as an Award of Merit winner in its annual competition, which honors architectural design and planning excellence and draws entries from throughout the United States and internationally.

Viamonte at Walnut Creek received Merit honors as Best Age Qualified Senior Living Community. Viamonte was designed by HKIT Architects, built by Cahill Contractors, and developed by Sequoia Living and Greenbrier Development. In 2016, Viamonte received the Gold Nugget Grand Award for Best Senior Housing Community– On the Boards.

Chosen from the elite pool of Merit Award winners, Gold Nugget Grand Awards were announced during a virtual event on June 16th and VIAMONTE WAS CHOSEN AS THE WINNER.

“Gold Nugget Award winners reflect our industry’s best, brightest and most innovative architects, planners and builder/developers,” said Judging Chairman and Gold Nugget ceremonies administrator Lisa Parrish. “We applaud them all, and we forward to our celebration of Merit and Grand Award winners.”

Now in its 58th year, GNA is the largest and most prestigious competition of its kind in the nation. It honors design and planning achievements in community and home design, green-built housing, site planning, commercial, retail, mixed-use development, and specialty housing categories. This year’s winners were chosen from over 600 entries from around the world.

About Viamonte

Located in Walnut Creek, Viamonte is a bold new vision in retirement living that anchors a walkable neighborhood of shops and restaurants with the peaks of Mount Diablo as a stunning backdrop. Featuring close to 200 architecturally distinctive residences, Viamonte places its residents at the intersection of nature and culture, serenity and vitality, creative cuisine, and cosmopolitan shopping. s Learn more at

About Sequoia Living

Founded in 1958, Sequoia Living provides homes and services to promote healthy aging for seniors in Northern California. Sequoia Living is composed of four continuing care retirement communities, three affordable housing communities, one 55+ manufactured housing community, and two senior centers. Overall, Sequoia Living provides housing for 1,900 older adults and serves an additional 2,300 seniors through its community service programs. Learn more at

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