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April 03, 2018
During yet another out-of-control City Council meeting on April 2, Mayor Nikuyah Walker cleared the chamber and councilors reconvened after a closed session to seek legal advice on how to maintain order. Nearly two hours into the meeting, councilors began to address the city’s business, and by 10pm approved ...
February 11, 2018
Developer Keith Woodard already had won Charlottesville City Council’s approval for adding density to his West2nd project on Water Street in December 2014. However, recently he returned to request a change to the building’s design in order to accomplish that: Adding a floor, eliminating a level of underground ...
June 12, 2017
The building boom on Water Street in downtown Charlottesville is about to soar to new heights. The long-awaited redevelopment of the City Market lot as a nine-story building known as West2nd is expected to get underway this summer. That will be followed by the redevelopment of the Main Street Arena ...
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 ...
December 29, 2014
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review has approved the massing, scaling and general layout of the nine-story Market Plaza building proposed for a downtown parking lot currently owned by the city. “It’s five stories of residences plus a penthouse over two stories of office over a ground floor and ...
December 09, 2014
The Albemarle County Planning Commission has recommended denial of a request to allow a dense residential development near the Willoughby neighborhood and the future Fifth Street Station retail complex. “I think there’s lots of homework to do here,” Planning Commission member Richard Randolph said at a meeting last week ...
December 02, 2014
Charlottesville City Council has unanimously approved a permit for a nine-story, multi-use building and public plaza on a downtown city-owned parking lot. The action Monday marked the second time the council blessed the Market Plaza proposal from developer Keith Woodard and architect Gregory Powe. Their entry was selected in July ...
November 16, 2014
A proposal to replace a city-owned parking lot in downtown Charlottesville with a nine-story structure will go before the City Council in December. The Council originally had been scheduled to consider the Market Plaza proposal this month but the Planning Commission took additional time to reach agreement. Over the course ...
October 10, 2014
The developer of Charlottesville’s McIntire Plaza wants to convert the intersection of McIntire Road and Harris Road into a roundabout, and the city will pay to study the idea. “I think a roundabout could be well designed and engineered at this intersection, and provide for continuous movement of traffic ...
September 24, 2014
Charlottesville City Council held a rare outdoor meeting Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Harris Street and McIntire Road to hear from McIntire Plaza business owners concerned about vehicular access to their storefronts. The owners say construction of a new sidewalk and bike lane as part of the Meadow Creek ...
September 10, 2014
The developers of a nine-story building planned for the lot currently occupied by the City Market sought feedback from the Charlottesville Planning Commission on Tuesday. “We were honored to have been selected by City Council through a competition to redevelop the city-owned land on the lot,” said architect Gregory Powe ...
June 22, 2014
The City Council selected the Market Plaza proposal submitted by local builder Keith Woodard at a meeting last Monday night. A total of four proposals were submitted. Woodard intends to purchase and redevelop a city-owned parking lot into a nine-story building that will have homes, offices and stores. The proposal ...
June 18, 2014
After 20 years and multiple studies, Charlottesville’s City Council has finally selected a permanent home for the City Market. “You see that it is possible to come to decisions,” said Mayor Satyendra Huja. The vote was met with applause Monday night after the council selected the Market Plaza proposal ...
April 25, 2014
The Charlottesville City Council is considering four proposals for a new mixed-use development downtown that would create a permanent home for the Charlottesville City Market. On Thursday, the four teams responding to the city’s request for proposals described what they would build if they are sold a city-owned parking ...