November 10, 2016
The architect responsible for the master plan for the redevelopment of Friendship Court told the Charlottesville chapter of the Urban Land Institute on Thursday that the time is right to invest in dense, walkable downtowns. David Dixon, an architect with Boston-based Stantec, told ULI at a presentation at CitySpace that ...
May 10, 2015
As the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority faces an uncertain future, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has asked the city authority’s counterparts in Alexandria to help it prepare for a new era. “Let’s get real,” said Roy Priest, chief executive officer of the Alexandria ...
June 18, 2014
After 20 years and multiple studies, Charlottesville’s City Council has finally selected a permanent home for the City Market. “You see that it is possible to come to decisions,” said Mayor Satyendra Huja. The vote was met with applause Monday night after the council selected the Market Plaza proposal ...
June 03, 2014
A decades-long search for a permanent home for the Charlottesville City Market may soon be over if the City Council can reach consensus on selecting one of four proposals for a private company to redevelop the parking lot where the market has operated since 1993. “I appreciate the fact that ...
April 18, 2014
Four private firms have responded to a city request to develop the land occupied by the Charlottesville City Market while retaining the same number of vendor stalls and public parking spaces currently on site. “The city now has several options to consider that appear to accommodate the City Market and ...