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Councilor shows support for Dewberry as votes cast shadow on downtown projects
The Daily Progress Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 12:01 a.m.

After the Charlottesville City Council showed last year that it was interested in moving ahead with two major developments downtown, two recent votes have rankled some officials and developers who are concerned that the city is abandoning potential tax revenue and jobs.

Though the votes dealt blows to the projects, an effort might now be afoot to resurrect at least one of them.

According to emails obtained by The Daily Progress through a records request, Councilor Kathy Galvin told developer Chuck Rotgin in late December that she would be interested in the council restarting negotiations with the developer of the half-completed building known as the Landmark, which has languished on the Downtown Mall for nearly a decade.

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