A new home for Manheim Community Library, with additional space for community art classes is set to rise at Pleasant View Communities later this year.
The retirement community’s cultural center is in the first phase of an estimated $8.6 million project to repurpose part of the farm once owned by its founder, Edna Hoffer.
The Hoffer Farm, located across from the campus at 544 N. Penryn Road in Penn Township, helped fund Pleasant View’s operations in its early days.
The project is intended to meet the needs of the retirement community and its residents.
“The intent is that it stays farmland, but also gives some amenity space – not only for our residents, but for the broader community,” said Jonathan Hollinger, president and CEO of Pleasant View…