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1 Great Architects Whove Built Great Housing Cooperatives From Aalto to Wright By David Thompson of Neighborhood Partners, LLC

2 Alvar Aalto Southwestern Finland Agricultural Co-operative Building A multi-purpose commercial, office and residential building with a hotel, restaurant and theater. Aalto and his family lived there.

3 Santiago Calatrava Built for HSB, Swedens largest Housing Co-op Turning Torso, Malmo Tallest residential building in Europe (54 floors) Conference Center (52-54) 147 Apartments (14-52) Office Suites (2-12) Commercial (Ground Floor)

4 Le Corbusier L'Unité The five Largest Single Block Apartment Complexes in France 300+apts 1,000 people Concrete, pilotis feet Le Cite Radieuse his most famous work Nantes stayed a Co-op Most successful, best maintained, still serving working people

5 George Da Cunha The Gramercy #34 Gramercy Place Oldest continuing co- op in NYC – 1883 Member of privately owned Gramercy Park 45 co-op apartments on ten floors

6 Henry Janeway Hardenbergh The Dakota NYC 1884 Ten Floors 103 apartments Luxury Co-op Judy Garland Lauren Bacall L. Bernstein John and Yoko John Madden

7 Daniel Liebeskind Grew up at the Amalgamated Co-op in NYC Westside Shopping and Leisure Center, Bern Shopping Mall, Hotel, Wellness, Leisure and Living Owned by Migros, largest Co-op in Switzerland 3.5 visitors a year, largest private construction project in Switzerland, European traffic node

8 Hannes Meyer Freidorf, Switzerland Garden Village Co-op Suisse Employees Director, Bauhaus 1930s Co-op store, plaza, allotments, on tram line, shopping center, senior housing Lowest cost housing in Basle

9 Luigi Moretti Watergate, Washington 1967 a Ten Acre City Three Co-ops with 600 apartments Offices, Hotel, Mall One infamous office Co-op Members Bob & Libby Dole Condoleeza Rice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Monica Lewinsky

10 Robert Owen New Lanark, Scotland, Model Factory Village Villages of Cooperation Community, Co-op Shop, School, Allotments, Health Insurance UNESCO World Heritage Site & Housing Co-op Again,

11 Mies Van Der Rohe Lafayette Park, Detroit 78 acre Master Plan Apartments, offices, park Contains 2 co-ops Nicolet Place (to the left) 21 Townhomes Lafayette E. Cooperative 286 apartments, 29 floors Diana Ross lived here

12 Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian Homes, Pleasantville, Just north of NYC Co-op 47 homes on 100 Acres with 38 acres of communal land Wright did many other housing co-ops He did a design for Circle Pines Co-op Camp in Michigan Cooperative Homesteads, Detroit UAW, 160 acres, Berm Housing


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