It sounds like a dream conjured by a group of visionary twenty- or thirty-somethings.

Find or build an urban housing complex -- close to the city's most bustling venues, coffeeshops, bars and parks -- and move there with a group of friends and like-minded peers.

To stay social and save money, you share common space like the kitchen and a living room, but you each have your own small apartment.

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