Result for 'story', 'Housing'

The exhibition “Cooperative Warsaw—the Postwar Revival of the Capital”

Polish capital, devastated during World War II, rises from the ruins. Warsaw—the invincible city revives from the war’s ashes. The consecutive houses put into service not only provide their inhabitants with a place to live but also evoke a sense of pride in them. The World is impressed with the grandeur and the scale of the planning and construction works being carried [...]

Building up from Down-Under

The 1960’s saw Melbourne, Australia sprawling out from Port Phillip Bay into the beautiful green hills that stretch away from the water. Both the city’s population and housing speculation boomed. Developers snatched up land, segmented it into lots, prepped it for construction—tearing out trees and installing streets, sidewalks and utilities—and then sold bits of land to future home owners, people ready to [...]

A Brief History of Students’ Co-op Incorporated

Built in 1908, the building is a contributing property to the Fraternity Row Historic District and is the 2nd oldest chapter house remaining at the University of Minnesota. And in 1940, the building was transformed to the self-owned and operated Students' Cooperative Inc. Since then the co-op has thrived as an inclusive, welcoming home to a wide variety of students and students of [...]

Providing choices for young women

CHOISES provides cooperative housing for young women in Sydney, Austalia providing empowerment, learning, and real choices for young women.

City of Berkeley Applauds Sherman Hall Earthquake Retrofit

On April 29, 2012, Co-opers and friends warmly celebrated the start of the Sherman Hall Seismic Retrofit. This is the ninth house the Berkeley Student Cooperative is retrofitting and the first using only member savings (50%) and alumni donations (50%). We are very grateful for the generous support of Li Chu (Sherman, 1960s), Renee Schneider Judd (1940s), Helen Black (the first House [...]

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