Elegance Berkeley is a market-rate Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (“RCFE”) located in Berkeley’s Poet’s Corner neighborhood. The four-story assisted living development stands out in its sophistication, functionality, and thoughtful integration within the community. Elegance Berkeley offers 96 housing units with 77 studios, 12 one-bedroom, and seven two-bedroom suites. Located along bustling San Pablo Avenue, residents can access the surrounding neighborhood easily. The project is designed with leasable ground floor retail space and a privately-owned salon.

Berkeley, CA
Date of Completion:
Project Size (Sq. ft)
83,343 SF
Spirit Living Group (Co-Owner & Co-Developer), Capital Health Group (Co-Owner & Co-Developer)
Elegance Senior Living
HKIT Architects
Interior Design Firm:
J.S. Builders

A warm, sophisticated lobby welcomes guests with an abundance of lounging experiences, rich colors, and textures. An open floor plan allows for easy navigation and optimizes the functionality of the space.

A chic bar and bistro offers a casual environment for residents to socialize and grab a bite to eat.

The Oasis 2100 Restaurant provides a relaxing, yet upscale dining experience with views of the central courtyard.

The second-floor Poet’s Corner Restaurant is easily accessible to all memory care residents and features a demonstration kitchen for added engagement.

Elegance Berkeley provides 96 homes in a mixture of studios, one- and two-bedroom apartments. A contemporary and minimalist design approach adds elegance while offering clear and easy paths of travel.

Residents can enjoy weekly movies in the acoustically-sound Theater. They can also stay engaged and active in the Fitness Room. The bright and colorful design reflects a commitment to promoting health and wellness. Large windows optimize daylight and create an inviting atmosphere for physical activity and overall well-being.