Ribbon Cutting Senior/Assisted Living

Dellbrook|JKS Celebrates Brown Family House Ribbon Cutting

Amy Schectman, CEO of 2Life Communities; Ronald Brown; and the Brown Family cut the ribbon at The Brown Family House.

Brookline, MA – Dellbrook|JKS announced it celebrated the ribbon cutting for 2Life Communities’ Harold and Ronald Brown Family House on Sept. 14.

The Brown Family House, located in Brookline’s Coolidge Corner, is a new 62,118sf, 6-story building with 62 units of affordable senior housing, designed by Prellwitz Chilinski Associates. Like all 2Life projects, the Brown Family House focuses on creating a vibrant community for its aging population by offering a variety of valuable programs and services. Additionally, the Brown House is designed so the residents are well-connected to the area, with only a shared courtyard separating the complex from Congregation Kehillath Israel, the synagogue next door, and the MBTA green line just a short walk, or 2Life van ride, away.

Katherine Wilkins, 2Life resident, addresses guests at the ceremony.

The Brown Family House’s lobby features residents’ artwork, and includes fireside seating and a mini library. The Brown Family House residents have occupied the building for about two years, as the ribbon cutting event was postponed until the threat of covid-19 had minimized.

“It was wonderful celebrating the Brown Family House’s official ribbon cutting and the completion of another successful project with 2Life Communities,” said Assistant Project Manager Carli Dantas. “From the beginning, we knew the Brown Family House would be a unique project, as affordable housing solutions for seniors in this area are difficult to find. This, in addition to the building’s artful attachment to the neighboring temple, makes the Brown Family House truly special.”