Posts Categorized: Project

Artist’s rendering of our project

Our new Urban Green home will be a four-storey building on the west, stepping down into the neighbourhood.  We will have a rooftop patio accessed from a common amenities  area on the fourth floor. At the east end of the building will be our one-and-a-half storey Common House, housing the great room, kitchen, and kids’… Read more »

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 »

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 »