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Category: Infrastructure

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SPRINT PAVILION TO UNDERGO CONSTRUCTION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, October 22, 2018 SPRINT PAVILION TO UNDERGO CONSTRUCTION Replacement of original fabric roof to start November 1st (Charlottesville) The Sprint Pavilion will be undergoing construction this winter to replace the original fabric roof. This work will involve shutting off pedestrian access thru the venue during the construction period from the first…

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Dewberry’s Rat Hotel: Could the Charlottesville eyesore cause serious injury?

The infamous Rat Hotel in Boston was a deteriorating, crappy dive back in the 1970s and 80s, but at least it hosted bands like the Cars, Talking Heads, the B-52s, The Ramones, and The Police. Our deteriorating, crappy Rat Hotel just hosts rats. According to sources who work close to Atlanta-based developer John Dewberry’s “Landmark”…

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Park & Hide: Downtown parking meter program halted, but downtown parking problem remains

While many people and businesses are happy that the parking meter program downtown has been suspended, everyone seems to have forgotten why it was implemented in the first place: to reduce congestion downtown and make it easier to find a place to park. As a 2008 downtown parking study determined, parking availability wasn’t necessarily the…

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Bridge Talk. Be there.

On Thursday, November 21 at CitySpace on the DTM there will be a public meeting on the Belmont Bridge replacement/enhancement project. Some want to do something unique and special here, like not have a bridge at all but an underpass, or something along the lines of what NYC did with its High Line Park (repurposing…

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