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Development Digest: Transformative zoning for south downtown presented to Charlottesville city officials

The area south of the Charlottesville Downtown Mall could transform dramatically in the next few decades with a new kind of zoning reviewed by city officials on Thursday. A consultant team made up of the Form-Based Codes Institute, DPZ CoDesign and Partners for Economic Solutions has been working on a form based code for the city’s […]

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Development Digest: Crozet plaza looks likely after planning commission vote

Related Articles: Development Digest: Second phase planned for Six Hundred West Main apartments County nears completion of new homestay rules Supporters of Belmont church apartment proposal pack city meeting The downtown center that many in Crozet have been waiting for looks likely after a Tuesday meeting of the Albemarle County Planning Commission. The commission voted […]

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Development Digest: Southwood rezoning looks likely with commission approval

Related Articles: Financing secure for first phase of public housing redevelopment Development Digest: Dunlora residents continue to oppose Parkway Place apartment proposal Albemarle joins regional housing partnership Southwood residents, nonprofit leaders, neighbors and racial justice activists overflowed the Albemarle County Office Building’s roomy Lane Auditorium on Tuesday to weigh in on the rezoning of part […]

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Development Digest: Dunlora residents continue to oppose Parkway Place apartment proposal

Related Articles: Second development proposal after Rio29 adoption tests plan Southwood residents design entrance to new neighborhood Dunlora residents voice opposition to additional development on Rio Road Virginia Beach-based Kotarides Developers would like to build nine three-story apartment buildings at the intersection of the John W. Warner Parkway and East Rio Road, but before the […]

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Combating systemic/symbolic racism and virtual tours of enslaved people’s dwellings

Related Articles: Exhibit on John Henry James unveiled at County Office Building Food justice network creates action list for citywide food security in two-day workshop Historical marker unveiled for lynching victim John Henry James This week on WTJU’s Soundboard, Norah, Ali and Emily talked with host Lewis Reining about efforts to combat symbolic and systemic […]