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Council to vote in mid-June on City Market destiny

A decades-long search for a permanent home for the Charlottesville City Market may soon be over if the City Council can reach consensus on selecting one of four proposals for a private company to redevelop the parking lot where the market has operated since 1993. “I appreciate the fact that four developers have enough confidence […]

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Four building proposals received for City Market land

Four private firms have responded to a city request to develop the land occupied by the Charlottesville City Market while retaining the same number of vendor stalls and public parking spaces currently on site. “The city now has several options to consider that appear to accommodate the City Market and enable significant mixed-use development to […]

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Council takes action on City Market

Charlottesville’s quest to find a permanent home for the City Market entered a new chapter Monday after the City Council agreed to ask private developers for proposals to develop the existing site. “We have developed a request for proposals that will require [continuance of the] City Market, mixed-use development and parking as the three basic […]

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What’s the best home for the City Market?

Charlottesville continues to study the future of its popular City Market…  A key question regarding the search for the City Market’s permanent home is whether the city should lead a public-private effort to redevelop the existing site (city-owned parking lots) creating a public space for the market within a larger multi-block mixed-use development.  Other options […]