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Home and Garden Tour
Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

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7. The Standard for Community: Sustainable, Multi-Family Housing

7. The Standard for Community: Sustainable, Multi-Family Housing

Cornerstone Community Housing’s Willakenzie Crossing, a cluster of seven Craftsman-style buildings, meets Earth Advantage Platinum standards. Each eight-unit building includes studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom apartments. All units feature Energy Star appliances and fixtures, low VOC finishes, and covered patios or balconies. Other amenities include a LEED Silver-certified community center, a playground, bicycle storage, a community garden, and lush, low-water landscape. The complex serves low-income households and neighbors with developmental disabilities. In addition, Cornerstone connects residents with programs focused on job skills training, career counseling, food and nutrition programs, constructive youth activities, home ownership education, credit counseling, and community-building events.


  • LEED Silver-certified community center
  • 34 kW solar photovoltaic array
  • 12 kW solar thermal domestic hot water system
  • High performing windows & light shelves
  • High-efficiency faucets and low-flow toilets
  • Low VOC paints and sealants
  • Energy Star appliances
  • Low-water native plants
  • Vegetable garden
  • Bioswale
  • Alpha turf

  • Food preservation demos every half hour 
  • In-home water saving techniques table
  • Ice cream social with the Willakenzie Grange 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Parking Note: Please park in the Willakenzie Grange parking lot adjacent to Willakenzie Crossing. Bicycle parking is available at the Tour site.

*Please do not visit the sites before 10 a.m. on Sunday.

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Tickets also available at:

  • Down to Earth
    532 Olive St., Eugene
    2498 Willamette St., Eugene
  • Lane Forest Products
    2111 Prairie Rd., Eugene
    820 N. 42nd St., Springfield
    or 3409 Franklin Blvd., Glenwood

    4446 Franklin Blvd., Glenwood

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Afterparty Sponsor:

Mt. Rose Herbs 

Media Sponsor:

Eugene Weekly

Ticket Sponsor:

Lane Forest Products

Tour Day Mini-Workshops 

We pulled out all the stops to present tour-goers with a cornucopia of fun, educational events and activities at every site, including the afterparty! Follow this link to a list of the mini-workshops and demonstrations that added inspiration for the journey along the path to sustainable living. 

Shop      Recycle      Learn      Tour
BRING Recycling
4446 Franklin Boulevard
Eugene, OR 97403
(541) 746-3023
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Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 pm.

Materials Donation Schedule

Monday - Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


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