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Four-story hotel planned for Monticello Avenue

Charlottesville’s hotel building boom continues. Plans have been submitted for a 103-room hotel at 201 Monticello Ave. near Ridge Street. “Our destination is really strong, occupancy-wise, and that’s attractive to developers who feel that there’s a market here for growth,” said Bri Warner, director of sales and marketing for the Charlottesville Albemarle Convention & Visitors […]

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Tall, colorful mural coming to side of Corner building

After next spring, people traveling east through The Corner toward West Main Street will be greeted by a six-story-tall mural inspired by one of Rita Dove’s poems. “We’re very excited about this project,” said Ross McDermott, director of the Charlottesville Mural Project. “It’s our biggest one to date.” Earlier this week, the city’s Board of […]