Durham Coho Opens August 2014

Looking south into Durham from the roof terrace

Final construction details are near completion as we prepare to move into our Durham Coho building in August. As the first self-developed urban cohousing community in the state, we are mighty proud of our accomplishment. We take special joy in the recent additions of beautiful gardens, of artistic “sails” on our rooftop terrace, and of our common kitchen appliances that will nourish our shared meals.

We thank you for your interest in our cohousing development. We plan an open house or two come this fall. While the building boasts impressive design features and sustainable systems we look forward to sharing with you, it is the community of kindred spirits we have and are creating that we celebrate the most.

Our cohousing community comprises 37 members and 24 condominiums. We sold our final unit the day after we broke ground in November 2012, to the disappointment of many who have inquired since about availability. If you are one of those interested in joining us, or another cohousing community, or are intrigued by the concept of community, we offer these suggestions:

  • Receive notice when Durham Coho units become available. To add your email, visit us at http://www.durhamcoho.com/contact/contact.php
  • Visit Coho/US (the Cohousing Association of the US) at www.cohousing.org to learn about cohousing, search resources, find communities, and sign up for eNews.
  • The National Cohousing Conference is scheduled for May 29-31, 2015, at the Durham Convention Center. This is your opportunity to attend a national conference! For more info, visit www.cohousing.org/2015conference
  • Are you interested in forming another cohousing community in Durham? Contact Alice Alexander, a member of Durham Coho, who also serves as the Executive Director of Coho/US, at alicecohous@gmail.com