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Public housing redevelopment + Youth climate strike

Related Articles: Development Digest: Luxury apartment building Six Hundred West Main opens Click to hear about a new resident-driven redevelopment project in Charlottesville’s public housing neighborhood at South First Street. Also, we take you to the Youth Climate Strike in downtown Charlottesville. Correction on Sept. 30, 2019: Bruce Wardell and BRW Architects has led resident […]

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West Main Street development + Sacred & profane

Related Articles: Development Digest: Developer plans nine-story building on Artful Lodger site Development Digest: Second phase planned for Six Hundred West Main apartments Development Digest: Martha Jefferson apartments on Pantops close to becoming reality There are quite a few new buildings going up downtown and along West Main Street. Emily Hays and Giles Morris give […]

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Civilian Police Review Board + Lorenzo Dickerson on Maupintown Film Festival

On this session of WTJU’s Soundboard, Charlotte and Elliott discuss the article they published about the Charlottesville Police Civilian Review Board, how it was both prompted by the white supremacist rallies in 2017 and longer tensions and what victory looks like during the board’s first anniversary.

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Cherry Avenue Small Area Plan, natural gas plants, and a UVa throwback

Related Articles: Can the Cherry Avenue Small Area Plan provide both investment and affordability for Fifeville? Charlottesville Civilian Review Board finds its footing Let’s Talk: Reimagining Local News On this session of WTJU’s Soundboard, Emily, Elliott and Giles talk with host Molly Strauchler about what balancing investment and affordability would look like in Charlottesville’s Fifeville […]