Paragon at Old Town Wins Best in America Living Awards

Newport Beach, CA, October 20, 2012 --( ima’s project Paragon at Old Town in Monrovia, California recently won the Best in American Living Awards (Multifamily Gold award and Community Silver award) from the National Association of Home Builders. In a release from Urban Housing Group, the builder/developer says, “The Best in American Living Awards (BALA) is the nation's premier award program continually redefining design excellence for the entire residential building industry. It spotlights the most creative and innovative builders, remodelers, architects, developers, land planners and interior designers in the nation. Every year, the awards program, sponsored by NAHB Design Committee, recognizes good design in single-family and multifamily homes of all types and sizes, communities, interior design, remodeling and rental developments.”

Paragon at Monrovia contains 163 apartments with various community amenities and a convenient location in the center of the historic Old Town District of Monrovia on Myrtle Avenue. The community offers common area amenities including a pool and spa, fitness center and clubhouse, seven landscaped courtyards and has established Paragon as one of the area’s most successful rental living locations. Paragon is just one urban infill site that ima has completed. Partnered with IBI, ima will be continuing TOD projects along the Goldline extension, including streetscapes and community access to rail.

ima creates exceptional spaces that give form and character to the landscape, providing distinctive artistry and economic value for our clients with Master Planning, Development Services and Landscape Architecture. We consult, collaborate, imagine and define a project’s scope and character – from retail and mixed-use destination to office developments and large scale master planning – to create exciting people-oriented environments. We have built our business on pushing the boundaries to create the right solution. We thrive in collaboration and believe that the right design is a balance between vision and reality. We strive to find this balance in a design that can transcend the value for our client to enrich the community experience.

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