A rendering of Ventana by Buckner

Buckner International, a faith-based social services organization, recently announced its plans to establish a new senior living community on three acres at the southwest corner of North Central Expressway and Northwest Highway, across from NorthPark Center.

Ventana by Buckner will be two 12-story towers with 314 units and measure about 450,000 square feet. The building will provide 182 independent living residences, 36 assisted living apartments, 24 memory care apartments, 48 skilled nursing apartments and 24 short-term rehabilitation apartments.

The community also features three dining areas (casual, formal and bistro), a wellness and fitness center, a pool, a chapel, a movie theater, roof terraces, a business center, a library, a day spa, indoor parking and 24-hour security.

Ventana is scheduled to open by 2018 and already accepting deposits.

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