RV’s 50th Anniversary Symposium: Thanks for the Memories

The following photo recap of the 50th Anniversary Symposium of Rochdale Village is presented for your viewing pleasure. This blogpost features a presentation that is totally interactive thanks to Smilebox.com so feel free to click on each of the images … Continue reading

Rochdale Village at 50: a legacy of communication

From the very beginning, Rochdale Village pioneers espoused the importance of maintaining transparency and keeping the lines of communication open. Even before the original cooperators took possession of their new digs, a newsletter had been created and circulated to bring … Continue reading

Rochdale Village at 50: School Days

The connection that Rochdale Village has with education is unmistakable. When the complex was first constructed by the United Housing Foundation, the plans were said to have included schools.  According to Rochdale Village pioneer Herb Plever, when the first cooperators … 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 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