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  • The Urbanite Magazine, #32 February 2007
  • Eastern Village Photo Album
  • Channel 9 TV News feature report on EVC.
  • has a small feature on EVC.
  • features EVC as a case study.
  • Gazette Newspapers (MD), "New condos to join the boom: Planners approve nine-story, 96-unit building on Blair Mill Road." By Meredith Hooker, Staff Writer, Oct. 19, 2005.
  • The Associated Press: AP Alert - DC Daybook; EVC Media Events Sept. 9 and Jan. 6, 2005.
  • Gazette Newspapers (MD), "South Silver Spring emerges as ‘funky, urban’ place to live With new housing, shops and eateries, area shakes its industrial past." By Meredith Hooker, Staff Writer, Aug. 24, 2005.
  • Gazette Newspapers (MD), "‘Galaxy’ housing to include arts alley." By Meredith Hooker, Staff Writer, August 3, 2005.
  • Washington Times, "Alternative housing growing in appeal."
    By Jim Watkins, July 1, 2005.
  • Kitchen & Bath Business, May 1, 2005 - "NAHB announces winners of National Green Building Awards" (The National Association of Home Builders)
  • Architectural Record, April 2005 "New rating systems for green houses draw both interest and conflicts" by Ted Smalley Bowen
  • Baltimore Sun, "In this community, residents share building and a vision." By Stephanie Desmon, March 15, 2005
  • Gazette Newspapers (MD), "Eco-friendly and people-friendly
    Cohousing condos open in South Silver Spring." By Fred Lewis, Staff Writer, Jan. 12, 2005.
  • The Business Gazette & Gazette Newspapers (MD), "Bright ideas: Companies embrace possibilities of green energy." By Kevin J. Shay, Staff Writer, May 28, 2004 & June 4, 2004.
  • PR Newswire, "Smart Growth Alliance Jury Recognizes Development Proposed Along Lee Highway for Wise Land Use, Efficient Design." February 13, 2004.
  • Gazette Newspapers (MD), "Redevelopment frontier moves farther south." By Meredith Hooker, Staff Writer, Feb. 11, 2004.
  • PR Newswire, "Smart Growth Alliance Silver Spring, Md., Wise Land Use." October 27, 2003.
  • Commerical/Multifamily NewsLink, July 10, 2003, "Eastern Village Could Help in Revitalization of D.C. Suburb" by Michael Murray, MBA.
  • Gazette Newspapers (MD), "Work begins on new $13M cohousing project." By Elizabeth Green, July 9, 2003.
  • Gazette Newspapers (MD), NEWSBRIEFS: July 2, 2003
    "Eastern Village to hold groundbreaking today."
  • Daily Record (Baltimore, MD),"Developer plans co-housing project in Silver Spring," By Robyn Lamb, April 25, 2003
  • Gazette Newspapers (MD), "Cohousing units coming to Silver Spring in fall 2004." By Meredith Hooker, Staff Writer, Feb. 5, 2003.


  • BUILDER, "Consensual Communities: Building a cohousing community isn't for the faint of heart. But it does have its rewards." By David Holzel, Sept. 1, 2005
  • Washington City Paper,"Stalk of the Town; An earful of the District's alternative energy angst," Feb. 11, 2005
  • Communities,"ON A HIGH FOR COMMUNITY: Cohousers Circle Up at 6,000 Ft.," By Diana Leafe Christian, October 1, 2003
  • Communities, Nine Ways to Develop Trust in Committees and Small Groups, By Sharon Villines, October 1, 2003.
  • Environmental Building News, Sept. 2002. Issue looks in-depth at green building in cohousing communities. Takoma Village is one of the cited "case studies." Issue summary.
  • New York Times, "Co-Housing Movement Goes to Washington." By Elaine Louie, 3/29/2001.
  • Washington Times: Home Guide Cover Story, "Environment's all right in 'green' houses," By Audrey Ross, May 16, 2003
  • GOLD COAST BULLETIN (Australia), "Only the Lonely," October 22, 2002
  • Washington Times: Home Guide Cover Story, "Co-housing's popularity on the upswing," By Mary Grace Gallagher, July 26, 2002
  • CoHousing Journal (Cohousing Association of the United States), "Designing and Building Green at Takoma Village," by Sandra Leibowitz, 6/1/2002.
  • BUILDER, "Capital idea," By C. Weber, June 30, 2001.
  • Washington Post, "Communing With Neighbors: Co-Housing Developments Bring Together Residents Seeking Community," by Deborah K. Dietsch, 7/21/2001.
  • Reuters, at Environmental News Network, "U.S. Communes Grow up - into Cohousng," by Diane Bartz, 9/5/2001.
  • Baltimore Sun, "Sharing, Caring Are Forces Behind Communal Concept", by Jackie Powder, 3/25/2001.
  • Gazette Newspapers (MD), "Powered by Efficient Energy and Energetic Residents." By Jessica Leshnoff, 5/9/2001.
  • Takoma Voice, "A Community Founded on Sharing." By Taashi Rowe, January 2001.
  • Washington Times, "HIGH-TECH HOMES: Partnership seeks to spread improvements in technology." By Michele Lerner, Dec. 8, 2000.
  • Washington Times, "Good neighbors a given in cohousing," Ruth Hepner, July 7, 2000.
  • COMMUNITIES, "Finding the people, finding the money," By Zev Paiss, June 30, 2000.
  • Gazette Newspapers (MD), "Takoma Village Cohousing Project Breaks Ground." By Luke Mines, 10/27/1999.
  • Regional Sustainable Resource Directory, on the website of the
    Architectural Resource Collaborative and Scurfield Architects LLC
    Also a brief case study on regional website highlighting green and efficient building measures of Takoma Village Cohousing, by Sandra Leibowitz.


  • Home and Garden Television (HGTV)
    Dream Builders Episode DRB-802, first aired April 13, 2002
    Feature on Cable TV program, which typically showcases custom homes and chose a different approach for this episode. Interviews with Don Tucker, Sandra Leibowitz and Ann Zabaldo.
  • In addition to features and interviews broadcast on a number of Metropolitan Washington local radio and televison stations.
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