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December 19, 2016
West Main Street has been through many changes throughout Charlottesville's history. In 2003, City Council selected the street for intense development in order to shore up the city's tax base. Recent years have seen the construction of many large buildings as a result. In the past few years ...
November 06, 2016
Booming growth on West Main Street, the artery connecting the University of Virginia and the Downtown Mall, has provoked hope and concern in equal measure. Towering mixed-use buildings promise pumped-up tax revenues, jobs and walkability, at the cost, opponents say, of Charlottesville’s small-town historic charm. But tax revenue estimates ...
September 25, 2016
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review has partially approved the design of a project to construct a six-story apartment complex behind two existing buildings on West Main Street. The BAR approved the massing and scale of the Six Hundred West Main project in February and held a preliminary discussion on ...
February 19, 2016
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review considered four West Main projects Wednesday, including a new design for a building behind the Blue Moon Diner. The panel approved a certificate of appropriateness for the massing of developer Jeffrey Levien’s Blue Moon project at 512 W. Main St. “The new building ...
January 21, 2016
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review has granted permission for a developer to remove portions of two historic buildings on West Main, but members want more information before approving the size and shape of a new six-story building there. “This just seems a little bit too much of maxing [the ...
November 20, 2015
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review indicated Tuesday it will protect two buildings from demolition on West Main Street, including one that houses the Blue Moon Diner. “Every house that we demolish on this street lessens our argument for keeping any of them,” said BAR member Carl Schwarz. Developer Jeff ...