Our Urban Village, a Vancouver Cohousing Community

Moroccan Stew with Rosie Mae

Our second course with Rosie Mae introduced us to knife skills, chopping board etiquette and general ideas on how to feed large groups. Our first gathering with Rosie was a month ago and we’ve had a few common meals since then. Some have been more elaborate than others, but all were excellent, so our fear …

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Glory bowls with Rosie Mae

The month of July was a very busy moving month for OUV members. Not only did we move into our units, we now have a common house, lounge and courtyard to organize. Our common house is rather fabulous and equipped with vast amounts of storage cupboards. These next few months will require efforts to organize …

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Unit 11, Studio (494 sq ft)

This apartment feels like a town house with its own entrance off tree-lined Ontario Place, its own front patio and higher ceilings (approx 13′) than the rest of the units, which makes it seem larger. There is no wasted space in this unit. It contains an open-concept kitchen (with dishwasher), living and sleeping areas and …

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Just blocks from our doorstep: the new Oakridge Community Centre

A fifteen-minute neighbourhood walk. A five-minute rapid bus ride. A 6-minute bike ride. We’ll be just minutes away from the new Oakridge Community Centre, slated to be finished sometime in 2024. The centre is one of the community amenity contributions provided by the 28.4-acre redevelopment project of the old Oakridge Mall property. The new Oakridge …

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New Year, New Neighbours

All the best for the New Year! It’s going to be a big one! In 2022, Our Urban Village cohousing will be looking for the last 4 households to join our community and will celebrate the completion of construction late in the year. That’s a lot! Attracting new owners to our community is priority number …

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