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March 27, 2018
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review, charged with maintaining the city’s vision for historic corridors such as West Main Street, recently sent one proposal back to the drawing board. “This is an office park kind of building,” said Corey Clayborne, the Planning Commission’s representative to the BAR. “As ...
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 ...
August 14, 2017
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review wants the developer of a proposed eight-story building on Water Street to eliminate parking in the structure in favor of commercial space. “I have a problem with the parking situation and think forcing this building to have parking is kind of crazy,” said BAR ...
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 ...
October 21, 2015
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review has granted preliminary design approvals for a new hotel at Ridge Street and Cherry Avenue as well as a six-story building on Water Street, but deferred action on a five-story building on West Main Street. The developers of the Fairfield Inn & Suites on Cherry ...
June 17, 2015
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review has recommended that the City Council deny a special-use permit for a proposed nine-story tower on Water Street in one of the city’s design review districts. “What we are charged with is helping to manage and mediate change and growth and the evolution ...
August 24, 2014
While The Flats at West Village — a large, student-oriented housing complex on Charlottesville’s West Main Street — was approved by Charlottesville’s City Council in December 2012, even some who supported the development now say it does not look like what they were expecting. Councilor Kathy Galvin, who voted for ...
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 ...
April 26, 2014
Not satisfied with roadblocks to innovative design and development, the city of Charlottesville is considering how to rewrite the rules to encourage new ideas that support its Comprehensive Plan. During a recent city-hosted event, a panel of city staff, business leaders and design professionals considered the future of city regulations ...
March 21, 2014
Developers of a bar and restaurant on West Main Street hope to open in a new student apartment complex by the time University of Virginia students return this fall. However, the project faced a setback earlier this week when it came before the Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review. World of ...
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