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Charlottesville Tomorrow’s Data Lab connects you with collaborative community tools which help us all have a better understanding of this special place. Cvillepedia is our community’s version of Wikipedia. Our document library makes it easy to find the raw materials used in local government decisions. Cville 3D helps us visualize the community in Google Earth.

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We started cvillepedia in 2007 as one place to keep track of all the information we were writing about. It went public in 2009 and now anyone can create or edit these articles on the people, places and events that make the Charlottesville-Albemarle area unique.

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We come across a lot of documentation in our reporting. You can use the search function or visit our Data Lab to easily find the plans, surveys, and reports we reference in our stories.
October 30, 2014
A Washington investment and management company has filed plans with the city of Charlottesville to build a 150-room hotel on West Main Street — the latest in a string of new developments along the corridor. Carr Hospitality is seeking approval to construct the nine-story Sycamore House Hotel on the site of ...
October 29, 2014
A volunteer panel of developers, economists and planners has begun the work of examining a central issue facing residents and elected officials in Albemarle County. “Do we have an income stream that allows us to maintain our infrastructure in the developed areas?” said Planning Commissioner Timothy Keller. He is a ...
October 22, 2014
A yearlong exercise to evaluate projects that would reduce traffic congestion on Free Bridge is nearing an end, and the results are set to be displayed this evening at an open house in downtown Charlottesville. “We have been taking the approach of a very open and inclusive dialog and having ...
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CVille 3D
It is often difficult to visually understand current and proposed land use conditions. We use
3-dimensional models to bring into focus our community infrastructure and the built environment.
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We are fortunate to live in a community where our local government is easily accessible. Here you can learn more about each of our elected and appointed officials and how to reach them.
CVille Poll
The Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce supports a proposal for Albemarle County to create a tax abatement measure to aid businesses that will be affected by the proposed Route 29 Solutions* projects.  *The Route 29 Solutions projects include the $54 ...
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