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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.
September 26, 2014
In the coming years, the language you hear Albemarle County’s elementary school teachers speaking might not be limited to English. While particulars such as the pace and scale of the program’s roll out, and which languages would be offered are yet to be determined, the Albemarle School Board ...
September 24, 2014
Last year, Tariq Alvi* tried to register his two children for Bright Stars—Albemarle County’s four-year-old preschool program for at-risk youth—but like at least 90 other children, his kids sat at home while on a waiting list. Alvi, who recently immigrated to the United States from Pakistan with ...
September 19, 2014
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review has given its blessing to additional height and residential density for a nine-story building planned for the parking lot where the City Market currently operates. “If there is any place that can take a 101-foot height, it’s the bottom of the hill on ...
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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
Local green thumbs and budding gardeners gathered recently to hear Michael Judd, author of “Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist" discuss best practices for landscapes that are pleasing to the eye, as well as the taste buds. The discussion has ...
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