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September 12, 2017
A planned public sculpture that would commemorate Charlottesville’s Vinegar Hill neighborhood has thus far failed to raise the private funding needed for its construction. Major funding from city taxpayers also appears unlikely after a discussion by Charlottesville City Council last week failed to reach a verdict on a contribution ...
August 23, 2014
A community that saw its homes and businesses razed now has a clear view of a shining monument that will permanently honor the past and, at least the sculptor hopes, spark conversations about the future. Thursday at the Jefferson School City Center, New York-based sculptor Melvin Edwards shared a small ...
August 24, 2013
Since opening in the Jefferson School City Center in January, the Vinegar Hill Café has blossomed into a cheerful bistro loved by regulars for its artisan sandwiches, fresh-baked pastries and burgers made from beef from grass-fed cattle. But soon, a clever scheme to help local nonprofits will add flapjacks to ...
May 01, 2012
New York-based sculptor Melvin Edwards has been chosen as the artist who will build a monument to Charlottesville’s Vinegar Hill neighborhood, according to a Sunday announcement from project organizers. “Mel Edwards is both internationally and nationally renowned for his small and large work describing the African-American experience,” read a ...