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The Reimagining of Friendship Court

The redevelopment of Friendship Court is slated to be the largest new construction of low-income housing undertaken in Charlottesville in more than two decades. The plan alone is groundbreaking, having been created by current Section 8 residents in partnership with Piedmont Housing Alliance.

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Soundboard 8-3-2012 – Charlottesville’s news straight from the source

Soundboard: Charlottesville’s news straight from the source. A collaborative local news radio program by WTJU 91.1 FM, Charlottesville Tomorrow, and C-Ville Weekly. Each Friday from 9-10 AM, tune in to hear area journalists and guests discuss local news, culture, and community issues in the Charlottesville area. Whether we’re talking about city politics, scientific innovations, or […]

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Placemaking: Peter Thompson

Our 2012 annual community conversation took a look at the concept of placemaking and the findings from the Knight Foundation’s Soul of the Community project which reveal how attachment to place drives economic vitality – and how understanding those attachments can direct the ways in which a place chooses to change and grow . This […]

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Placemaking: Bill Emory

Our 2012 annual community conversation took a look at the concept of placemaking and the findings from the Knight Foundation’s Soul of the Community project which reveal how attachment to place drives economic vitality – and how understanding those attachments can direct the ways in which a place chooses to change and grow . This […]

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Green screens and donut shop windows under review by Albemarle

By Courtney Beale Charlottesville Tomorrow Tuesday, June 5, 2012 Green vegetative building screens and windows on a new Dunkin Donuts were among the topics discussed during Monday’s Albemarle Architectural Review Board meeting. Katurah Roell , from the Piedmont Development Group, was given the go-ahead for his company’s plans to renovate the Pantops Med Express building. […]

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Placemaking: Ruth Kastenmayer

Our 2012 annual community conversation took a look at the concept of placemaking and the findings from the Knight Foundation’s Soul of the Community project which reveal how attachment to place drives economic vitality – and how understanding those attachments can direct the ways in which a place chooses to change and grow . This […]

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Brothels shaped Charlottesville’s history

By Courtney Beale Charlottesville Tomorrow Friday, June 1, 2012 The Garrett Street neighborhood, just south of Water Street , was once well known as Charlottesville’s very own red-light district. Daniel Bluestone’s History Week presentation, “The Other Side of the Tracks: Charlottesville Prostitution and Environmental Justice,” revealed the impacts that the brothel industry had on neighborhoods […]

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Placemaking: Ann Marie Hohenberger

Our 2012 annual community conversation took a look at the concept of placemaking and the findings from the Knight Foundation’s Soul of the Community project which reveal how attachment to place drives economic vitality – and how understanding those attachments can direct the ways in which a place chooses to change and grow . This […]