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Lothlorien Co-op

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Wisconsin Historical Society

A fixture in Madison from 1946 to 1986, the Green Lantern Eating Co-op was a member-owned restaurant that brought together like-minded individuals. The folks at Lothlorien Co-op are rebooting the idea with a special Valentine’s Day dinner. more

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Carolyn Fath

Madison Community Cooperative members voted last weekend to renovate Lothlorien Co-op, the massive house on Lake Mendota, which was badly damaged by a fire in September 2013. more

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Ava Jindra can't take much more. An internal fight over the management of the Madison Community Cooperative, an organization that owns 11 housing co-ops, has left Jindra and many others feeling defeated. more

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Kristian Knutsen

Lothlorien will live to fight another day. The fire-damaged, four-story cooperative house on Lake Mendota has been spared -- for now -- after members from 11 sister cooperatives voted over the past week not to sell it. more

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Kristian Knutsen

Members of the Madison Community Cooperative recently received estimates of what it would cost to renovate the legendary Lothlorien Housing Collective building, and it's not pretty. more

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Seth Jovaag

In the Middle-earth of Tolkien lore, Lothlorien was a "Golden Wood" populated by reclusive elves. In Madison, Lothlorien was, until September, home to elves of a different sort. more

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Have you heard about Lothlorien, one of Madison's oldest and most storied housing co-ops, but never had a chance to stop by for one of the regular community meals or live music parties? more

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