The couple, in their 60s, looked at various homes here until an ad in a Boulder Senior Center newsletter led them to Silver Sage Village. The community, one of the first active-adult co-housing communities in the United States, is open to homeowners 50 and up.
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The Bouldenewspaper, The Daily Camera, has an article on a cohousing resident who has authored a book on simple living called Simple Prosperity: Finding Real Wealth in a Sustainable Lifestyle.
However, unlike some of us, Wann really does walk the talk. As example, instead of lush Kentucky bluegrass, he has cultivated a front yard of strawberries and is known throughout his co-housing community as the go-to guy for any of your gardening questions.
Boulder citizens have gotten the Wonderland Hill Development Corporation to rethink its plans for the Washington Village site. After a successful petition drive, WHDC says they will go back to the drawing board and work with citizens to find an agreeable way to develop the site.
"Our intention to resubmit is in good faith in trying to realize a project that can benefit not only the co-housing residents and the neighborhood, but the city as a whole," Barbieri said.
Neighbors are unhappy with the plan to develop the old school site, which would include a cohousing community. The neighborhood group says they have nothing against cohousing but are unhappy with the process around the zoning change and the overall plan.
Neighbors are suing the city of Boulder, CO for changing zoning to allow a cohousing development called Washington Village. The cohousing community is being planned by Wonderland Hill Development Company
Jim Leach, president of Wonderland Hill, said the timing of the lawsuit couldn't be worse. He said he's been working with nearby property owners to try and address their concerns, and has even offered to redesign a portion of the project to better accommodate residents in the Red Arrow Townhomes, which sit north of the site.
He also said he's been trying to work with neighbors to find ways of raising money to convert one or two parcels that are currently slated to be single-family homes into a small park site, but hasn’t received any response.
From the comments on this article things sound like they are getting nasty.