Meet Cohousing Developers Molly and Peter Lazar over Bagel Brunch at Berkeley Coho

Free in-person light brunch today: Meet Cohousing Developers Molly and Peter Lazar at Berkeley Cohousing.

Get a rare opportunity to see the city's first cohousing neighborhood. Learn about the process of cohousing creation from the leading community developers in Virginia. Enjoy bagels from Boichik, rated "Best New York Bagel" by the New York Times.

Join cohousing developer Peter Lazar over brunch with Boichik Bagels at Berkeley Cohousing to discover the secrets of community creation. The leading cohousing creator in the southeast US, he co-founded Emerson Commons, and served on the National Cohousing Association board. Join us for a light bagel brunch and casual conversation about lessons learned along the way.

About PeterPeter Lazar
Peter Lazar is active in the cohousing movement, giving talks on the subject and leading tours. He and his wife, Molly, are founders of Emerson Commons Cohousing, which is working to build a 26-home cohousing neighborhood near Charlottesville, Virginia. For over the past dozen years, Peter, his wife, and their two teen daughters, have lived in Shadowlake Village Cohousing in Blacksburg, Virginia. On the work front, Peter is an award-winning technology entrepreneur, and has been involved in the Web since its inception. He received an MS in Computer Science from the University of Virginia in 1993.

Note: This is not a tour. Please don’t disturb our neighbors. No pets or smoking anything onsite. Please park on street or take transit (North Berkeley BART 5 blocks away, 88 bus stops out front) or bike (racks available onsite). Access to the building requires climbing 3 steps (we have been working on a wheelchair lift/ramp for 29 years and expect one soon!)



  • September 09, 2023 at 10:00am – 11:30am
  • Berkeley Cohousing
    2220 Sacramento St
    Unit G
    (down the walk to big mailbox)
    Berkeley, CA 94702
    United States
    Google map and directions
  • 4 people are going
  • East Bay Cohousing


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