|Eastern Village Cohousing Opening||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Ann Zabaldo (zabaldoearthlink.net)|
|Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2005 21:38:32 -0800 (PST)|
Hello all -- Eastern Village Cohousing, in Silver Spring, MD, celebrated its opening last Thursday. Thought you might be interested in seeing a news clip about the event. About 125+ people attended (about 15 of them from my community Takoma Village along w/ a member of Blueberry Hill and Shadow Lake Village both located in VA.) Lots of media. Very splashy. Very fun! Only three units out of 56 remain. Under county guidelines seven of the 56 are affordable units. http://www.wusatv9.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=36064 About 68 adults are now living in the community. They're already having regular potluck dinners together even tho' their kitchen isn't finished and they don¹t have any tables or chairs! (Everyone brings their own seats. I'm not sure what they do about tables!) Jessie, who subscribes to this list, has been the prime mover about having dinners begin immediately and about them happening w/ great regularity. They're taking off on their own now. Welcome Eastern Village to the family of completed cohousing communities. It was a short two years! Ann Zabaldo Washington DC
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