Please click here to watch an interview with some cohousing residents, some of them are from Swan's
Market Cohousing. North America’s 50th Cohousing Community is preserved in the 1917 Swan's Market building in historic Old Oakland neighborhood. Stick-built homes within brick and steel shell of public market building. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Part of an award-winning innovative mixed-used historic preservation project, restoring an abandoned old market building with affordable rental apartments, a Cohousing community, retail, restaurants, professional offices, and the Museum of Children’s Art. Building restored with original glazed brick/ceramic tile exterior preserved and steel beams exposed.