new/old in slogan
From: Judy Baxter (
Date: Sun, 18 Mar 2001 22:22:01 -0700 (MST)
I like the word New in there.  Did old-fashioned neighborhoods have common
houses?  they didn't need them, for a variety of reasons I won't guess much at
(women at home? no tV, hangout at the candy store/soda fountain, ...).Anyway, I
don't think old-fashioned neighborhood captures us.

Good luck, Patty and the board/committee.

Monterey Cohousing, Minneapolis, MN
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>> Cohousing: A New Old-fashioned Neighborhood

<Since cohousing is obviously new, I'm wondering if it needs to be said. If
you drop the new, you have nice brief descriptive label that most everyone
is comfortable with.

Cohousing: An Old-fashioned Neighborhood

When I explained cohousing to an 85 year old social worker in Manhattan, he
nodded his head and a said, "A settlement house."
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