Cornelia C. Hodgson


Building on 30 years of dedicated practice in Senior Living, Cornelia Hodgson (Cee Cee) applies fresh thinking and innovative design to the full continuum of senior living, from specialized healthcare and wellness centers to active adult and life care communities for both new construction and repositioning.

With her specialized expertise in architectural programming rooted in Evidence Based Design, and drawing on her national experience in Senior Living with a diverse clientele, Cee Cee translates Trends in a rapidly changing Baby Boomer market into architecture that enhances the quality of life of residents.  Blending the design vision of clients with functional and operational requirements for project success is a key focus of her approach. Her belief that environments affect behavior of occupants is the core of her philosophy that we are not just creating architecture, we are designing experiences.



Bachelor of Architecture, University of Illinois, Chicago
Urban Studies Graduate ProgramLoyola University, Chicago
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, University of Illinois, Chicago
Harvard University School of DesignMultiple Summer short Courses

Professional Qualifications

NCARB Registration, Licensed Architect in Ohio, Florida, and 16 other States Adjunct Professor of Architecture, Kent State University Certified Charrette Manager, National Charrette Institute Firm designation to the Planetree Visionary Design Network


101 N.E. 3rd Avenue, Suite 500
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301
Ph: 954-703-7830 6105

Parkland Boulevard Suite 130
Mayfield Heights, Ohio 44124
Ph: 216.468.1850

Representative Projects

Bethany Lutheran Village, DaytonOhio – Phase I
Repositioning of a 100-acre Life Plan Senior Community created new lifestyle elements including a Village Center Amenities building with a Wellness Center, Grand Room, Bistro and Art Center. The plan also includes 30 Villas, 30 Independent Living apartments above a 2-level 150-car garage, 56 Memory Care suites. A totally revised entry sequence created a Village Green community open space focal point.

Bethany Lutheran VillageDayton, Ohio – Phase II
Phase II repositioning of Bethany Village’s campus includes the 74-unit Crescent Crossings Assisted Living with formal, casual and outdoor dining, a movie theater, and the Wholeness of Life Center serving as chapel and community room. A complete renovation of the central culinary spaces including new and alternate dining venues.

Friendship Village of SchaumburgSchaumburg, Illinois
Repositioning of an 800-resident Life Plan Senior Community included 170 Independent Living apartments, in a six-story lakeshore building above a 50,000 SF Lifestyle Wellness Center and indoor Aquatic Center, plus a 67-car parking garage. A new phase also included 28 Garden Homes.

Goodwin House at Bailey’s CrossroadsFalls Church, Virginia
Addition of a 104-unit Independent Living 15-story Tower with 265 car underground garage, with expanded Amenities space, including multiple dining venues, alfresco dining, Art Center, Wellness Center, and indoor Aquatic Center, all linking the new building with the existing building. Also included is an expanded Health Center creating 59 all private rooms, plus 16 Memory Care suites with an outdoor terrace.

Friendship Village of South HillsPittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Repositioning of a Senior Campus expanding Amenities to include multiple Dining Venues, expanded Culinary services, Wine Bar, Media Room, Fitness Center, and Community Room Theater space.

The Village at Miami Lakes FloridaMiami Lakes, Florida
A 74-unit Assisted Living, 79-suite Short Term Rehab Center and 14-bed Hospice with shared Amenities.

The Village at Miami Jewish HealthMiami, Florida.
Repositioning of a 500 resident Senior Community to add a 99-suite Therapeutic Memory Care linked to “Village” of Amenities which surrounds and creates a multi-functional secure courtyard.

The Weils of Bainbridge, Bainbridge, Ohio
A Senior Campus with 75-unit Assisted Living, 29-suite Rehab Pavilion and 18-suite Memory Care.

Kendal at GranvilleGranville, Ohio.
A 130-acre Life Plan Community with 135 Independent Living units in a mix of cottage clusters, apartment units and semi-detached homes with garages, a 40-suite Assisted Living and Health Center, Wellness Center, multiple dining venues.

Greenfields of GenevaGeneva, Illinois.
A 26-acres Life Plan Community with 200-unit Independent Living, 48-suite Assisted Living, 40-suite Wellness and Health Center and 24-Memory Care. The design is part of a Planned Community with two holes of the golf course running through the property.

Douglas Gardens North, Pembroke Pine, Florida.
A 75-unit Affordable Senior Housing development sponsored by Miami Jewish Health.

Harbour’s EdgeDelray Beach, Florida.
Repositioning of a Life Plan Community with 267 Independent Living units and 54 Health Care suites located on the Intercoastal waterway. The project entails the renovation of all Independent Living common areas, therapy and wellness additions, a new entry and administrative spaces. New commercial kitchen and expanded dining venues.
Phase II included expanded Fitness, Spa, wellness center and pool deck renovations, alternative dining venues with expanded culinary services, expanded Library, media center, and theater expansions and renovations.

Altenheim Community, Strongsville, Ohio.
Repositioning of 300-resident Senior Community to include a 32-suite Rehab Center and 36-suite Memory Care. Continuing Master Planning includes complete renovations of the 90-unit Independent Living and 96 suite Health Center, plus new high acuity Assisted Living and expanded Memory Care.

Bloomfield StationBloomfield, New Jersey
A mixed-use Transit Architectural Development with 80,000 SF Retail and 398 Apartments.

Mosaica, Miami, Florida
A 13- Story, 267-unit Affordable Senior Housing Development with a 167-car parking garage.

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