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Outdoor Party

Monterey Cohousing Community

Multi-generational, Suburban
2925 Monterey Avenue
Saint Louis Park, 55416
  • Move in year :
  • 1992
  • Number of units :
  • 11-20
  • Land size:
  • 2-5 acres
  • Developed acreage :
  • N/A


We are a unique, small community located just outside Minneapolis near lakes and shopping. We value diversity, and have varying incomes. Our 15 households currently include people of ages 10 through 81, singles and couples, with and without children. Occupations include IT professionals, artists, teachers, therapists, caregivers, scientists, architect, piano teacher, gardener, and more. Our traditions include parties, campfires, sing-alongs, game nights, house concerts, benefit auction, solstice celebration, etc. Community meals and the conversations sparked by proximity are the glue that hold the community together. We self-manage, and value working together. The community has an abundance of common space, including a large living room, library, kitchen, dining room, three-season porch, four working fireplaces, exercise room, wood shop, laundry room, children’s playroom, and office. Outdoor common space includes lawns with picnic areas, a play area, a vegetable garden, and an acre of woods. The grounds are lovingly landscaped; we often see deer and wild turkeys roaming through our property. Homes include eight retrofit co-op apartments in an Edwardian mansion and seven townhomes built for the community. The two buildings are connected by a tunnel, which removes the weather as an obstacle to getting together. Home size ranges roughly from 400 to 1600 sq ft. Our community grows from working together and shared experience.

Shared Property
  • Common House
  • Guest Rooms
  • Community Garden
  • Playground
  • Workshop
  • Laundry
  • Some units accessible
Welcomes Visitors (fee may apply)
  • Common Meals
  • Guest Rooms
  • Scheduled Tours
  • Individual Tours
  • Meetings
  • Work Days
Decision Making
  • Modified Consensus
  • 1-2 meals per week
Meal Participation
  • Optional participation
  • Other
Contact Information
Last modified August 30, 2023


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