Re: co-housing v.s. old-fashioned neighborliness
From: Matt Lawrence (
Date: Sat, 16 May 1998 17:51:05 -0500
On Sat, 16 May 1998, dwn2erth wrote:

> -- maybe i "don't have a clue" I can only base my concern about suburban
> sprawl with a new name on what your group presents and discusses as well
> as the advertising and web pages of the various groups.. as i said before
> I am sure that a small percentage of the co-housing projects do, in fact,
> result in urban or village revitalization .. thank our lucky stars that
> someone sees the need or recognizes the advantages.. I am finding it  most
> interesting that my arguments are attempting to remain out of the personal
> arena and yet a fair percentage of the responses seem to be of a personal
> nature.. not really discussing the issues raised ... although they do seem
> to have touched a nerve?   hmmm... 

Small percentage?  How small?  It seems to me that a significant number of
the 30 some odd cohousing communities in this country were built in urban
settings, often revitalizing the area that they were built in.  So, like I
said - get a clue.  Also, if all you want to do is argue, go away.

-- Matt

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