urban retrofit
From: Stevenson/Bitner (lilbertconcentric.net)
Date: Wed, 27 Jan 1999 20:24:10 -0600
> One of my favourite examples of cohousing from
>the Coho book was the inner urban retrofit - old terrace houses, fences 
>down and, if I recall, an old machine shop converted to a common house.  The
>design definately helps, however I believe it's the persistence and 
>creativity of
>the people who will make it.
>Warmest regards
>Robyn Williams
>Pinakarri Community
>Fremantle, Western Australia
That was my favorite development, too!  I ended up living in a VERY 
similar development-part of a city block, row houses, etc., except ours 
are new, made to fit in the neighborhood. Our community is in the later 
edition of the book if you want to check it out.

Liz Stevenson
Southside Park Cohousing

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