Search: Water Street
December 12, 2017
The Charlottesville Planning Commission voted 5-1 Tuesday to recommend additional residential density for the West2nd mixed-use project on Water Street, but declined to support new designs that have been submitted for the L-shaped building. Commissioners said there were too many unanswered questions about affordable housing and other issues to recommend ...
June 12, 2017
The building boom on Water Street in downtown Charlottesville is about to soar to new heights. The long-awaited redevelopment of the City Market lot as a nine-story building known as West2nd is expected to get underway this summer. That will be followed by the redevelopment of the Main Street Arena ...
May 16, 2017
A building on Water Street that housed the Clock Shop of Virginia is the latest downtown structure to be on the chopping block. The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review approved a demolition permit Tuesday for 201 W. Water St., a one-story structure that was built in 1950, according to city ...
February 04, 2017
Groundwork for a future six-story apartment building on Water Street has raised the alarm of some downtown business owners who want city officials to take their interests into account before allowing street closures to accommodate for construction. “Right now, you have one lane closed and pretty much they are just ...
July 16, 2015
The Charlottesville Planning Commission has cast doubt on a developer’s plan to build a nine-story luxury apartment tower on Water Street. The commission voted 4-2 on Tuesday to recommend denial of a special use permit allowing developer Andrew Baldwin to exceed the 70-foot maximum limit allowed by-right at 550 ...
January 12, 2015
Developer seeks rezoning for William Taylor Plaza site The Charlottesville Planning Commission will begin its new year Tuesday considering several major projects, including a hotel at the corner of Ridge Street and Cherry Avenue and expansion of downtown’s Glass Building to a nine-story complex. The developer of a mixed-use ...
December 29, 2014
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review has approved the massing, scaling and general layout of the nine-story Market Plaza building proposed for a downtown parking lot currently owned by the city. “It’s five stories of residences plus a penthouse over two stories of office over a ground floor and ...
November 16, 2014
A proposal to replace a city-owned parking lot in downtown Charlottesville with a nine-story structure will go before the City Council in December. The Council originally had been scheduled to consider the Market Plaza proposal this month but the Planning Commission took additional time to reach agreement. Over the course ...
September 29, 2014
When an extension of Water Street opens to traffic later this year, one Carlton Road business owner is hoping people will feel like downtown Charlottesville has grown to the east. “As the crow flies, this neighborhood is practically adjacent to downtown, but because there were no direct routes, it has ...
September 10, 2014
The developers of a nine-story building planned for the lot currently occupied by the City Market sought feedback from the Charlottesville Planning Commission on Tuesday. “We were honored to have been selected by City Council through a competition to redevelop the city-owned land on the lot,” said architect Gregory Powe ...
January 14, 2014
REGULAR MEETING A. COMMISSIONERS' REPORTS B. UNIVERSITY REPORT C. CHAIR'S REPORT D. DEPARTMENT OF NDS E. MATTERS TO BE PRESENTED BY THE PUBLIC NOT ON THE FORMAL AGENDA F. CONSENT AGENDA (Items removed from the consent agenda will be considered at the end of the regular agenda) 1. Minutes ...
December 18, 2013
Charlottesville’s quest to find a permanent home for the City Market entered a new chapter Monday after the City Council agreed to ask private developers for proposals to develop the existing site. “We have developed a request for proposals that will require [continuance of the] City Market, mixed-use development ...
December 15, 2013
Workers ripped apart a Charlottesville building housing office space and equipment used to maintain the Downtown Mall on Sunday after an early-morning fire gutted the structure in the 200 block of West Water Street. A taxi cab driver ferrying passengers alerted emergency responders at 6:19 a.m. after seeing ...
October 23, 2013
The Charlottesville City Council agreed Monday to seek proposals from firms to develop the existing City Market on Water Street as a mixed-use project that also would provide an improved home for the market. The move comes after years of study and a recent report that evaluated the merits of ...