Formed: 2002 Established: 2007
This page last updated:10/22/2013
Newberry Place Cohousing Community
Grand Rapids, Michigan,
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Newberry Place is an urban cohousing community. The site is in a residential urban neighborhood overlooking downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, with 20 units on one acre.
Former/Other Names: Newberry Place; Newberry Place: A Grand Rapids Cohousing Community
This page last updated:10/22/2013
Visitor Process: If you're in Grand Rapids please come visit us. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tom Bulten at 616-243-8976.
Statement of Housing Non-discrimination:
Our community does not discriminate in regards to housing based on race/color, national origin, religion, sex/gender, family status (i.e. having children, not having children, or being pregnant), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, source of income, age, creed, personal appearance, political affiliation, HIV infection, military/veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, gender identity or expression, receiving public assistance, or being the victim of domestic abuse.
Members(adults and children):
Open to new members:
(Two units are available: (1) 3 bedrooms; 3.5 baths; 1956 sq ft; a light well providing natural light and ventilation; cherry cabinets throughout; bamboo flooring; SS appliances; 3rd floor dedicated to the beautiful Master Ste with personal deck; front and back porch. Newberry Place includes many common facilities including open/green space, courtyards, vegetable gardens, playground area, common house with commercial grade kitchen, meeting rooms, movie room, fitness area, pool/ping pong table, tons of storage. - See more at: http://www.grar.com/property/mls/13054600. (2) 3 bedrooms, 3 baths; 2000 Sq Ft finished. 1st floor: 834 SF; 2nd floor: 665 SF (Master Bedroom, full bath, hall opens to upstairs deck); Lower level: 834 total SF with approx. 500 SF finished (2 bedrooms with two closets, full bath with Washer/Dryer hook ups and laundry tub, workshop). Wood flooring, wood blinds in all rooms; Ceiling fans throughout; Upstairs Master Bedroom with a deck. Energy saving features include a unique roof vented air flow cooling system, solar hot water heating, low water usage toilets and sinks, high R value insulation, double pane windows/casings, and renewable materials. Handicapped doorway entrance on 1st floor, a 1st floor bath and bedroom on first floor.)
Leadership Core Group:
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
(Members are expected to serve on committees and annual chore groups)
($80-$120 per household, per month.)
Land and Buildings
1.1 acres (0.4 hectares)
Land Owned By:
Percentage of Food Grown:
(Several small gardens are onsite.)
Share Community Meals:
Dietary Choice or Restrictions:
Diet is up to each individual
Common Spiritual Practices:
(children attend private, home, and public schools)
Square Feet in Common House:
Architect: DeStigter-Smith Architects / General Contractor: Vander Kodde Construction / Owners Representative: ICCF / Lawyer: Miller/Johnson
Bank of Holland
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