Posts Categorized: Project

We’re in the Zone.

Given how perfectly Urban Green Cohousing fits with the city’s vision of urban development (i.e., The Way We Grow, Green and Live strategic plans) I was not surprised that our rezoning application was unanimously passed by city council. http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/residents-get-new-village-style-housing-passed-by-council That said, it is great news as it gets us one step closer to making our… Read more »

Rezoning Presentation to Council – July 10, 2017

Rezoning Application Presentation to Edmonton City Council by Urban Green on July 10, 2017 regarding Cohousing project in Old Strathcona Monique Nutter on behalf of Urban Green Cohousing Cooperative. Our intention is to develop and build cohousing. Cohousing originated in Denmark in the 1960s, a response to a changing world where women are now integral to… Read more »

Preliminary Design

Here it is! We have nearly completed our rezoning application. It only needs some fine tuning before we submit. We have consulted with near neighbours and the Civic and Planning Committee of the Strathcona Centre Community League. We also presented our plans at the league’s monthly board meeting in May. We received good feedback and… Read more »

We have land!

Great news, everyone. We’ve purchased land in the Old Strathcona neighbourhood and our dream is moving one step closer to reality. We will be stepping up our membership recruitment so we can start thinking about developing the site. We estimate we will need another 15 to 20 families to move forward. Watch our Facebook page… Read more »