Why do you love Crozet?
Crozet is at an interesting crossroads. People move here – and stay here – in large part because of the community, the mountains, the setting, the amenities, and the small town feel.
I can’t tell you how many times I ask my clients, “Why Crozet?” and one of their first answers is either “community” or “to be part of something.”
What are the things about Crozet that you/we want to protect? To prioritize?
I love Crozet. I love the community. I want Crozet to remain special. It’s going to change; how we change and grow is critical.
The answers below to the question, “Why do you love Crozet?” are tremendous. Click through, spend some time.
Some of the highlights
- Mountain views
- Crozet Library
- Great Valu
- Coffee shops
- Small town living
- Beaver Creek
- The people
- And so. Much. More
To be and remain a community, infrastructure needs to be a critical component of how we grow – bike lanes and sidewalks are crucial to this – (read this!). Connecting humans needs to be at the forefront of how we grow, rather than a casual afterthought.
Think about this: in the Crozet Board of Trade meeting on 18 July, Frank Stoner, who is developing Barnes Lumber, mentioned that the Crozet design guidelines call for 10 foot sidewalks whereas VDOT calls for 5 foot sidewalks … if VDOT won’t maintain the sidewalks, who will? We are in challenging times.
Part 1, if you’re interested.