I am posting on behalf of Dwight Emrich of Hinton, WV.
He is dreaming into being a great DIVERSE! permie Creative/Housing Coop.
AND is looking for willing participants and friends/supporters for a diversity friendly artisan
and artists community on the Amtrak Cardinal Line in the New River Gorge National
Recreation Area in Hinton, West Virginia, USA.
Dwight is a major repurposer and has a warehouse full of materials!
He owns numerous homes near together overlooking the town of Hinton and the river(s).
There are other properties available in the same area.
ANd he is reaching out to encourage folks to go to the Treetop Creative Coop website and facebook page.
Treetop Creative Co-op
Get in touch to get started on the journey of a lifetime
Physical Specs of Treetop
Physical Spaces Available
411 Sixth Ave , 40' X 25', 1/2 basement, 2 full floors (includes loft apt undeveloped with full staircase up there) , 2500 Square Feet
412 Sixth Ave 20' X 40' concrete area in basement 12 X 12, rest crawlspace with beautiful 4.5 foot cut stone foundation, 1100 Square Feet
413 Sixth Ave City Lot (40X140 feet) with concrete foundation from former house, and small out building. Some grading has been done (possible work garage and tiny house??)
416 Sixth Ave, 25' X 40' , 2000 Square Feet, Glassed in Studio Apt. overlooking river, mountains and town
515 James Street, 23' X 38', 3 floors and front porch, 2806 Square Feet
517 James Street, 31 'X 40' 2 floors plus 2 story porch overlooking viewshed, 3120 Square feet
501 Commercial Street National Historical District Warehouse (brick former feed store circa 1878), 16250 square feet, 3 story "tower" grainery
And from this above....
Ready with Six Months of Rehab | 30 single living units
30 single living spaces with shared kitchen, common space, spacious porches, and great views of the New River could be ready in six months with the right partners.
Next Six Months | 10 more single living units
An additional ten single living units to rehab and refit could be ready for co-op agreement for a total of 40 single living units available among currently owned and clustered space.
Landscaping, Garden Terracing, Parking | 3 months
Many older and gorgeous trees already dot the Treetop Housing Cluster. Co-op agreements will include access to vegetable gardening spaces in raised beds, flower garden access, parking.
Treetop Creative Co-coop Creative Warehouse
Creative Warehouse | A 16250 sq. ft. space available for Intentional Community rehab
including the unique restful and creative feature of roof access to an active bat colony.
Additionally, each single space could come with, on a first come first serve basis, an artist's studio/creative space in the Creative Warehouse.
Additional Warehouse-based amenities could include:
common meeting space
business center for computer use and shipping
online store and physical store participation (optional)