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March 23, 2018
Plans to turn the skeletal Landmark into a world-class hotel inched forward this week when the city’s Board of Architectural Review approved the height and massing for the Dewberry Charlottesville, as the property now is known. “We are requesting to add an additional story on top of the existing ...
November 22, 2017
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review has granted a preliminary design approval for a building that will replace the Main Street Arena on the Downtown Mall. However, the final height of the triangular Charlottesville Technology Center above Water Street could be in question as the Charlottesville City Council considers a ...
August 16, 2017
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review held a preliminary discussion about the Belmont Bridge Tuesday. The conceptual designs presented by consultant Kimley-Horn were the culmination of over 30,000 individual data points collected from community meetings, surveys and the Belmont Bridge project website. Board members shared concerns about the project ...
June 20, 2017
Design panel sees plan that includes additional stories The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review heard details Tuesday on how the developer of the Dewberry Charlottesville hotel plans to add more floors to what has been previously known as the Landmark Hotel. “They are proposing three additional stories or levels added ...
May 16, 2017
A building on Water Street that housed the Clock Shop of Virginia is the latest downtown structure to be on the chopping block. The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review approved a demolition permit Tuesday for 201 W. Water St., a one-story structure that was built in 1950, according to city ...
April 18, 2017
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review on Tuesday unanimously approved demolition of the Main Street Arena. In a separate vote, the board also approved the destruction of the building housing Escafe, though that vote was not unanimous. The connected properties are located within the Downtown Architectural Design Control district and ...
January 18, 2017
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review took several actions at their first regular meeting of the year Tuesday, including approving a landscape plan for the West 2nd building on Water Street. “They’ve done the utility work and are getting ready to build it,” said Mary Joy Scala, the city ...
September 25, 2016
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review has partially approved the design of a project to construct a six-story apartment complex behind two existing buildings on West Main Street. The BAR approved the massing and scale of the Six Hundred West Main project in February and held a preliminary discussion on ...
March 17, 2016
Charlottesville’s Board of Architectural Review has given its conditional approval for a mixed-use building at 550 E. Water St. but they want to see some changes before granting their final okay. “For us to come back to you next month does not prohibit our process,” said developer Andrew Baldwin ...
September 16, 2015
The developers of a proposed Fairfield Inn at the controversial William Taylor Plaza project returned to the Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review on Monday with a preliminary design intended to reduce the scale of a building stretching 275 feet along Cherry Avenue. The new design also includes space for a ...
August 22, 2014
A prominent downtown wall is slated to join the ranks of public art pieces in Charlottesville. The Board of Architectural Review unanimously approved a bike-themed mural that the Charlottesville Mural Project is scheduled to complete by this fall. “In general, I think this [mural] would add to the vibrancy of ...