Neighborhood: Chaffee Park-Regis
Location: 52nd and Federal
The former Marycrest convent at the heart of the larger Aria Denver has been converted into 28 for-sale units of intergenerational cohousing. Eight of the 28 units are designated affordable.
The Aria Cohousing Community is built on an authentic commitment to one another and to the community beyond. Cohousing is a type of intentional, collaborative housing in which residents actively participate in the design and operation of their community. The Aria Cohousing members share a common commitment to living in a healthy, sustainable community.
Project Type: The Aria Cohousing Community is located within the larger Aria Denver development, a 17.5 acre mixed-use, mixed-income, intergenerational community in northwest Denver. Aria Denver is designed for urban-minded people who share a vision for being part of a close-knit community.
Project Type: Cohousing Condos
Number of Residential Units: 28
Completion Date: 2017
Unique Features: The building features a community kitchen, a flex room, a shared library and outdoor patio space. Aria Cohousing is Active Design Verified, under the Partnership for a Healthier America and the Center for Active Design. The Aria Cohousing Community was showcased in the National Building Museum’s 2018 yearlong exhibit “Making Room: Housing for a Changing America”.
Market Status: Active
Architects: Studio BPA
Landscape Architect: Wenk Associates
Contractor: Taylor Kohrs