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Growing Rio Road and Biscuit Run
Two big Albemarle County news items with respect to the use of the land, and local human settlement patterns, trails and traffic. Albemarle County’s blueprint for a walkable, urban destination at the Rio Road and U.S….
UVA Re-Imagining 29 North Research Park AND Ivy Road Corridor
Ruth Severn at the DP: A master plan, drafted in June, shows the park expanding from three brick office buildings to a 500-acre “innovation district” along U.S. 29 from Airport Road to the Rivanna…
10th & Page in Charlottesville – Historical Context
This is a rare must-read. Last week’s C-Ville had a remarkable story about the 10th & Page neighborhood. Take the time. Read the whole thing. Sharon Jones’ childhood home no longer exists. It was in…
Albemarle to Grow a Lot; Charlottesville a Little
Where should growth in the City of Charlottesville go? Besides, “over there”? Interesting juxtaposition of stories over the weekend from Charlottesville Tomorrow. (bolding mine) Demographers at the University of Virginia are forecasting a sharp increase in Albemarle’s…
Market Street Plaza Renamed – Now West2nd
Downtown Charlottesville continues to evolve. No matter how you name or brand it, the West2nd, neé Market Plaza, is going to reshape Downtown Charlottesville. More information on the project is here. We noticed the sign yesterday morning…
Two Opinions on Growth
The Daily Progress have printed two editorials on growth in the Charlottesville – Albemarle (CharlAlbemarle) region. Take a few minutes to read them both.