Located just west of the Sandia Mountain Peaks, Élan Santa Monica affords fantastic views of the surrounding landscape while reflecting the architectural vernacular of Albuquerque. The new senior living community offers innovative design to assisted living and memory care residents starting with a long cantilevered covered drop off for easier queuing and less drop-off congestion. A warm and inviting lobby greets visitors and organizes the circulation in the main commons area. The interiors are filled with daylight as amenity spaces are wrapped around courtyards and also have clerestory windows contributing to the individuality of the building. The community will have a restaurant, salon, spa, wellness center, theater, and concierge services.