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August 12, 2017
After a delay in the mailing of a survey to gauge the Crozet community’s thoughts on growth and development, both the public and a scientific sample of households are being invited to submit their responses by Aug. 20. The Crozet Community Association originally expected the survey to go live ...
December 08, 2016
A plaza designed to be centerpiece of downtown Crozet could feature wading pools for children, a communal fireplace or a railroad-themed concert stage. At a public meeting of the Downtown Crozet Initiative on Thursday, Crozet residents offered feedback on three design concepts for Crozet Plaza, a 25,000-square-foot civic space ...
June 16, 2016
Preparation is underway for a new subdivision off Crozet Avenue slated to be completed by 2018. “It’s really downtown [Crozet’s] latest community,” said Chris Syldes, director of sales for Stanley Martin Homes in Charlottesville. Chesterfield Landing will be a 25-home by-right development on a 21-acre property across from ...
June 05, 2016
More than a year after a public engagement process, the wheels are turning for Crozet’s Barnes Lumber property and the Downtown Crozet Initiative. “How will Crozet create an identity for itself that’s completely unique and that really makes it viable as an economic development engine for the future ...
April 04, 2016
As population continues to increase, the man in charge of running Albemarle’s government is searching for ways to pay for the urban infrastructure called for in the county’s guiding documents in an era of limited resources. “How do we get to that aspirational future that makes a difference ...
August 20, 2015
Members of the Crozet Community Advisory Committee gathered Wednesday night to hear updates on proposed plans for the vacant Barnes Lumberyard site. Frank Stoner of Milestone Partners plans to develop the property. Two community meetings held earlier this summer included reviews of possible site plans for the area. A key ...
June 06, 2015
Downtown Crozet will see three new businesses in the coming months. The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors recently approved leases for Staengl Engineering, the Charlottesville-Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Crozet Artisan Depot. Staengl Engineering, currently operating in the city’s Belmont neighborhood, will move its offices to the ...
May 28, 2015
A process to explore the possible future for downtown Crozet began Wednesday night with a meeting designed to get public input about the future of the privately owned Barnes Lumberyard. “This is a really tremendous opportunity to be able to shape the future of Crozet,” said Christine Muehlman Gyovai, a ...
August 04, 2014
Plans to open a hotel next year in Old Trail Village in Crozet have crumbled. Owner David Hilliard said he had secured full funding for the equity but could not reach terms with the bank for the planned four-story, 52-room Rutherfoord Hotel, which was to have included a bar, restaurant ...
June 26, 2012
The long-anticipated Crozet Library broke ground on June 26, 2012. In attendance at this very Crozet event (attendees enjoyed bluegrass music while they arrived) were state and local officials and community members all excited to see this dream become a reality.