Re: The $200,000 invisible wall - retrofit instead
From: dwn2erth (dwn2erthpics.com)
Date: Sat, 23 May 1998 21:05:57 -0500
i have spent twenty five years retrofitting, or trying to ( we never seem
to be finished) and have loved urban environments and extremely rural at
different times with different groups..retrofit takes time but not
necessarily a lot of money.. jim willits-- 
>dwn2erth [at] pics.com

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> From: Michael Mariner <mykano [at] fone.net>
> Subject: Re: The $200,000 invisible wall - retrofit instead
> Date: Tuesday, May 19, 1998 9:08 PM
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> Jim Nordgaard said:
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> >So I would urge anyone in the process of starting a new cohousing
> >community to STRONGLY consider retrofit, or combination retrofit and
> >new construction, especially if you are concerned with a having a
> >income diversified community, one not contributing to urban sprawl,
> >and one whose members have a strong common bond to the community (the
> >physical part, and well as social), from the beginning.
> 
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