Sister’s Court Apartments to Celebrate Grand Reopening

April 14, 2017

SAVANNAH, Georgia – National Church Residences will celebrate the Grand Re-opening of Sister’s Court Apartments on Tuesday, April 25 at 10 a.m.

Originally built in 1894 as the Little Sisters of the Poor, the building served as a convent and refuge for Savannah’s low-income senior citizens until the building was sold in 1971. It was later transformed into affordable senior housing and, in 2014, was purchased by National Church Residences.

With plans designed by Foley Design Associates Architects and renovations performed by Choate Construction, Sister’s Court Apartments underwent a major historic preservation that included the renovation of two buildings, the demolition of another and the construction of a new four-story building in its place.

Altogether, Sister’s Court now features 78 residential units and common spaces designed to house seniors.

The Grand Re-opening event will feature several speakers including Georgia Rep. Mickey Stephens, National Church Residences President and CEO Mark Ricketts and National Church Residences Chairman of the Board of Directors Jim Savage.

Following the event there will be building tours and interview opportunities available to all media. There will also be catering and light refreshments available.

About National Church Residences

National Church Residences serves more than 42,000 seniors through its array of housing and health care services. The not-for-profit organization is driven by a vision of advancing better living for all seniors, enabling them to remain home for life. With 340 communities in 28 states and Puerto Rico, it is the nation’s largest not-for-profit provider of affordable senior housing and the largest employer of service coordinators. It also offers residential senior communities, home and community-based services, and permanent supportive housing for the formerly homeless and disabled. For more information, visit