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Why I like 21st Street Cooperative

707 W 21st St
Austin, TX 78705

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Phone(512) 476-5678 Websitehttps://collegehouses.org/listings/21st/

The proudest, weirdest, and perhaps the most storied student co-op, 21st Street Cooperative is a campus institution. Architecturally compared to a tree-house, the co-op is home to an active and close-knit community of passionate, fun-loving students, from engineering grads and aspiring nurses to chefs and artists. Cozy rooms are joined in suites that encourage members to meet and interact, and it's not uncommon for members to make lifelong friends while living here. The co-op also has plenty of outdoor space, including lawns, porches, gardens and a fire pit. 21st Street has rooms reserved for recipients of financial aid. If you receive need-based financial aid, you are strongly encouraged to apply!

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Jun 02, 2020

 

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Always interesting to go back to visit one of the few places that does not change a lot in West Campus

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Apr 09, 2023

 

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I love my house! Amazing ambiance and people ❤️

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Jan 08, 2023

 

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I’ve lived at 21st Street for a semester in 2018. This place is potentially the best place to live as a student.

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Jul 19, 2022

 

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There's music coming from this place almost every night.

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Jun 19, 2022

 

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Toller Ort für Studenten und Hippie Hipster.

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Mar 31, 2020

 

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Do do.

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Mar 11, 2020

 

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I miss living here in the early 2000s. I got to be Trustee for a semester as well as various other officerships throughout my time that taught me alot. There were so many other important life and work skills gained within this house too!

This place is what you make it. It can either be a magical place, or expose weaknesses. For me it was a fair share of both, much like life itself!

Asking current members a favor: From the GOOGLE photos I see here today (March 2020) the house looks rough on 21st St side, so please clean up that graffiti and give the house more gardens and love for me my sweet little MF's.
-💗- Trustee (Princess) Jody

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Jan 24, 2020

 

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A beautiful, welcoming home full of Coopertive people that has changed my life for the better.

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Jan 24, 2020

 

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A great place to live, deep culture and always interesting.

There's never a moment I didn't feel like I had a place to belong here.

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Aug 19, 2019

 

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The successor to the 20th Co-Op

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Jun 17, 2019

 

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This past semester I had the chance to live at the 21st Street Co-op. Never in my life, would I have expected to be given the opportunity to live in such an interesting place. I found out about the house, when i was taken there randomly by one of my friends for a party. I remember instantly being intrigued by the culture of the house, the set up, and the individuals who lived there. One of my friends ended up beginning to live there last summer and I would visit them periodically and every time that I visited, I had convinced myself that I was going to live there after my semester abroad. So, Spring semester comes around and I'm finally living at the Co-op and it is everything that I had expected, there was interesting people to meet, cool things to do, and labor to complete. While living there this semester, I was able to learn alot about myself and forge friendships that i cherish and have alot of fun. If you're looking for a unique experience in the way you live, come live at the 21st Street Co-op.

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Jan 27, 2019

 

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21st Street is probably the most striking example of a wild yet functional student housing co-op. The atmosphere is constant festivities, and it's a bit messy (ok, maybe more than a bit), but the labor gets done and the meals get cooked and everyone is welcoming and friendly.

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Jan 12, 2019

 

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The best place I have ever lived, shared alot of cool memories here that I will never forget, keep 21st street co-op alive!!

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Dec 23, 2018

 

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Is cool if u cool

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Aug 30, 2018

 

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Gotta be open minded and ready to clean but this is the best place you could ever live if your looking for a tribe or adventures

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Apr 18, 2018

 

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This is a great place to live whether you are looking to find yourself or lose yourself. With 100 housemates there is always someone around or something to get into. Parties are thrown and silly in-house events that promote a sense of community within the house happen regularly so it is easy get involved. You can even run for an officership within the house and help to run it. Members do 4 hours of labor a week around the house from cooking to cleaning to gardening to being the postmaster so there's something for everyone. This also keeps down on rent costs and allows us to have 17 meals a week included in our rent! It is a little dirty here & there and we still have to use quarters for our laundry, but for the price you get a lot. A big ol house that's very close to campus with a gym and place to print things and a commercial kitchen to cook in and about a hundred other students to eat, work, and hang out with. Would highly recommend if u wanna escape the Jester Prison.

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Jan 23, 2018

 

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If you're in for an open-minded student housing experience. This place can be fun. They also host parties occasionally and house around 100 students.

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Jan 08, 2018

 

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Best place I've ever lived.

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Oct 05, 2017

 

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Awesome parties. Everyone should live in a co-op

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Sep 04, 2017

 

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A pretty good and relaxed place

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