"Charlottesville's Downtown Mall is a sacred place. A sacred place is where people commune, share ideas, eat together. There's a helluva lot more intellectual exchange on the Downtown Mall than at UVA, and that's because UVA has destroyed it– not by destroying buildings, but by changing their uses." – the late Bill Lucy, former UVA architecture professor of urban and environmental planning.
DTM Book Fest Pick: Little known stories about World War II
Cheryl Jorgensen-Earp (Discourse and Defiance under Nazi Occupation) and Craig Shirley (December 1941: 31 Days That Changed America and Saved the World) share stories about the great war. City Hall Chambers today at 4pm.