Six Degrees of Rochdale Village

What are the “Six degrees of Rochdale Village” you ask?  Well, according to the theory of the six degrees of separation, anyone on the planet can be connected to any other person on the planet through a chain of acquaintances … Continue reading

Rochdale Village: The Timeline (1970’s and 1980’s)

The next segment of the Rochdale Village 50th Anniversary timeline examines some of the events that occurred at that time and have continued to shape the cooperative’s reality to this day.  Mind you, the seventies was a decade that was frequently … Continue reading

Rochdale Village 50th anniversary celebrates library’s history

In 1968, John V. Lindsay was Mayor of New York City, and the first battle of Saigon ended during the Vietnam War.  Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act of 1968; Apollo 8 enters orbit around the moon, and the … Continue reading

Rochdale Village Timeline: (1950’s – 1960’s)

Welcome to the Rochdale Village 50th Anniversary website.  This initial post of the Rochdale Village Timeline spans the 1950’s and 1960’s and is designed to familiarize readers with the historical significance of this revolutionary housing cooperative. This timeline also details … Continue reading