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Public hearing on Emmet Streetscape set for Tuesday

In 2021, Charlottesville officials expect work on transforming the Emmet Street corridor between Ivy Road and Arlington Boulevard to begin. Before the final design process is conducted later this year, the conceptual plan is headed to the Planning Commission on Tuesday for a public hearing on its compatibility with the city’s Comprehensive Plan. The state […]

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Council moves forward on streetscape projects

The Charlottesville City Council has begun the process of accepting nearly $30 million in state funding to reconfigure three city streets. “The funding provides the necessary resources for design, right-of-way and construction,” said city engineer Tony Edwards at Tuesday’s council meeting. No citizens spoke during a public hearing for three projects funded through the Virginia […]

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Commission balks again at Meadowbrook Flats development

For the second time in three months, members of the Charlottesville Planning Commission have not looked favorably upon a proposal to redevelop the southeast corner of Emmet Street and Barracks Road. Developer William Park requested a deferral of the design review for the latest version of Meadowbrook Flats after it appeared the commission would not […]