Dallas Cohousing's Location: Meet the site & discuss possibilities

  • August 5, 2012 · 2:00 PM
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We'll tour the proposed location for Dallas Cohousing, and then meet to discuss possibilities:

--Timeline

--Cost

--No. of units/households

--Garden

--Use of common space

--How to move forward

The proposed location is currently called Hipwell Sheet Metal. We have the property under contract and are scheduling inspections ASAP.

The property is 1 block from The Cedars stop on DART rail, 3 blocks from South Side on Lamar, a wonderfully retrofit community offering a small grocery store, coffee shop, and activities for families and adults.

To be determined by engineering inspection: 1) whether the existing structure CAN be retrofit and, if so, 2) cost of retrofit.

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  • Kathryn Hardage

    Good information, good discussion between excellent motivated folks.

    August 6, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Although in transition and unable to dedicate funds at this time, I'm looking forward to the inspection results. I was a very informative meeting with a diverse group of people. Truly, enjoyed seeing everyone and hearing about their unique interests and experiences.

    August 5, 2012

  • Angela

    Excellent. Nice to see the level of interest.

    August 5, 2012

  • Angela

    We'll let you know when the pre-development meeting with the City is scheduled. I'm hoping more folks than just Hugh and me will go, and show the level of interest.

    August 5, 2012

  • kevin

    I echo mikes comments... I'm very interested & was great meeting everyone & discussing making it happen.... The meetings with the City appear to be what's will be allowed to develop on the Hipwell site... I hope it goes well & look forward to hearing the outcome of those meetings... Thank you...!

    August 5, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was nice meeting in person those who could make it. This property is in in a great location and has a lot of potential if properly developed. I look forward to hearing about the results of the meeting with the city. I think more than anything else that will determine the future of this site and our potential next step(s) as a group.

    August 5, 2012

  • Terry Jensen

    Congratulations!!

    1 · July 31, 2012

  • Kathryn Hardage

    What a fabulous step!

    1 · July 30, 2012

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