Entries by Kryspin Turczynski

Visiting Venice

Even when halfway around the world, our community members always seem to find themselves in the vicinity of bridges and desserts 🙂 Wishing Tim and Leslie a safe journey on their Tour of Italy! #cohousing #venice #cannoli

Jingletown Photos

Susan, a new member of our community and a professional photographer, is enjoying the artistically fertile character of our  neighborhood! (You can see more of her work at susanhillyard.com) #Jingletown #Oakland

The Antidote to Loneliness

The San Francisco Chronicle wrote a great article about our PC community. We think we’ve found the antidote to aging as well. Life is always buzzing around here, keeping us active and excited! https://www.sfchronicle.com/business/networth/article/Senior-cohousing-an-antidote-to-the-13510258.php

Social Gatherings for Prospective Members

You are invited to come join the Phoenix Commons senior cohousing community for a casual social gathering! This will be a great opportunity to meet our current community members and learn how Phoenix Commons could be the ideal launching pad for an active and meaningful retirement. On Wednesday evenings from 5-6pm, join us for some […]

Construction Update: February 24, 2016

As we enter the final stretch of construction, the contractor is focusing on detail work that will really make the building feel like home for the community. With the hot tub now installed, the atrium (Pic 1) is an inviting place for our members to relax, soak in, or take advantage of the tub’s therapeutic […]

Why I Chose Phoenix Commons: Spring F.

In this week’s edition of our series of reflections by current members, Spring offers her perspective on why she chose Phoenix Commons: In a conventional urban neighborhood, my experience is that peoples’ energies and interests are dispersed. Cohousing members are choosing a place to live that encourages connection. This senior cohousing community creates the potential to […]

Construction Update: February 1, 2016

The waterfront promenade (Pic. 1), which is part of the Bay Trail, is finally complete! Meanwhile, other workers are putting the finishing touches on the interior of the building, including the ground floor carpeting (Pic. 2). Installation of the hot tub deck has also begun (Pic. 3), to make sure our community members may enjoy […]

Why I Chose Phoenix Commons: Susan B.

Here’s the next in our series of reflections by community members on why they chose Phoenix Commons. Next up, Susan: I look forward to moving into a green building right on the waterfront. But even more important, I look forward to sharing this building with other members of Phoenix Commons, whom I respect and whose […]