Know your neighbors takes on a whole different meaning in cohousing


At Emerson Commons in Crozet, 26 homes will encircle a car-free community with parking on its outskirts and shared spaces including a common house, a community workshop, garden, playground, swimming pool and a network of nature trails. Courtesy rendering

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