Meet the Residents

Get a glimpse inside our community through those who know it best: our residents. Our Meet the Residents series highlights the distinctive stories of those who call Vi home and a chance to take a peek inside the lives of the people you could one day call “neighbor.”
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Science & Art: Vi at Aventura Resident Dr. Dunn Creates the Right Tone in His Handmade Violins

Science & art: Vi at Aventura resident Dr. Dunn creates the right tone in his handmade violins

A community that celebrates the arts, Vi at Aventura was a natural fit for the musically minded Dr. Dunn, retired orthopedic surgeon and violin luthier.
Julian Greenspan: Making a Business out of a Childhood Hobby

Julian Greenspan: making a business out of a childhood hobby

More than 100 vintage cameras commemorate a career and lifelong passion for photography.
Sylvia Ollear: A Living Embodiment of the New York Energy and Spirit

Sylvia Ollear: a living embodiment of the New York energy and spirit

Vi at Aventura resident Sylvia Ollear recalls an exciting career in the New York fashion industry.
Hank Solomon and his paintings.

Practice Makes Passionate: Hank Solomon Discovers a Love of Watercolor

As his skills improved, he began to upgrade his supplies, take some online courses and seek out other ways to hone his newfound craft.
Vi at Aventura Residents Maddy and Leon Turn Their Cameras Toward South Florida

Vi at Aventura residents Maddy and Leon turn their cameras toward South Florida

Vi at Aventura has become Maddy and Leon’s jumping-off point for travel abroad and the continued pursuit of their lifelong passion: wildlife photography.
Vi at Aventura Residents Continue to Share a Life of Music

Vi at Aventura residents continue to share a life of music

Vi at Aventura residents Peter and Veronica Fuchs have been a duo for 55 years, and much of that time has involved making and sharing music.
Susan Shovers holds a plate of cookies

Moving to The Vi helps resident Susan Shovers realize a lifelong dream

Resident Susan Shovers has shared her love of baking with friends and family for years, but it wasn’t until she moved to The Vi that she discovered a way to share this passion with a wider audience.
Vi at Aventura Resident Honored with Legal Pioneer Award

Vi at Aventura resident honored with Legal Pioneer Award

Miette K. Burnstein honored during the Broward County Bar Association’s inaugural Celebration of Women in the Legal Community: Broward’s Women Pioneers Award Ceremony.