Lothlorien Co-op


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

Apr 28, 2015 1:54 PM News

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

Dec 22, 2014 5:21 PM News


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

Apr 1, 2014 4:44 PM News


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

Mar 2, 2014 9:33 PM News


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

Jan 9, 2014 3:00 PM News

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

Mar 30, 2007 8:16 PM TV & Video