|African American Cohousing||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Howard Mead (h-meadnwu.edu)|
|Date: Sat, 26 Sep 1998 09:22:33 -0500|
I am secretary of the Chicago Cohousing Network. The cohousing group you are refering to is Ujima Place completed in the spring of 1997 for 8 households. UJIMA PLACE (means collective work and responsibility in Swahili) (formerly HARRAMBEE HOMES, ) Cohousing Community, Chicago 8 town houses on 1/4 acre (5 vacant lots) completed spring 1997. Located in poor area of inner city (north Lawndale) town houses 1,200-1,500 sq ft. 3 townhouses and common house and 5 townhouses face common courtyard. Strong energy conservation measures- heating cost less than $200 per year. Common house has childrens area and adult learning center in addition to dinning and kitchen area. Built and owned by low income working poor. Units cost $30,000 due to sweat equity, other donated labor, and some donated materials. Contact: Craig Nash, Secretary 1830 S. Springfield D Chicago, IL. 60623 773 542-7734 Contact either Craig or me Hal Mead 2205 Maple C-1 Evanston, IL. 60201 847 869-8493
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