Anchorage Joins the Cohousing Movement
Anchorage Dispatch News journalist Hope Miller writes:
Most of the people in 25 households at Ravens' Roost have moved into their private homes. The development sits on a 6.2-acre plot of land in South Anchorage off Abbott Road.
Residents own their homes but also co-own shared spaces, including a 3,800-square-foot common house where a dinner was in full swing on a recent frigid evening. The common house has a large kitchen that flows into a dining area, a kids' play space, a living room with a library, guest rooms and an optional shared laundry area (laundry hookups are also in the homes). The common house connects to an atrium that contains 12 condo-style homes. The homes' front doors open into the atrium, creating opportunity for spontaneous interactions, residents say.