Wednesday, February 09, 2011

Ridge-Cherry development goes to Council Feb 21

[ Correction: The City Council meeting may be Tuesday Feb. 22 because of President's Day on Monday. The City's website says City Hall will be closed 8 am to 5 pm but still has Council meeting scheduled for 7 pm on separate pages. ]

Charlottesville, Va. – “A majority of [Planning] commissioners felt the revised plan for William Taylor Plaza fell short of the original project, which was originally approved for Southern Development in October 2009…

"At least two dozen neighborhood residents rose in opposition to plan at the public hearing. Architect and former mayor Maurice Cox said he could not support the project…

"However, not all public opinion was against the plan. The owners of Charlottesville’s Flower Man, a business on Cherry Avenue…[and] Pascal Bussiere, who bought a house on 7 1/2 Street in 2008, wrote the commission” in support of the development…

The item goes before City Council on February 21, 2011.” ( “Commission denies request to add more homes to William Taylor Plaza” by Sean Tubbs, Feb. 9, 2011, Charlottesville Tomorrow. )

Planning Commission Meeting Feb. 8, 2011 Video. City of Charlottesville.

City of Charlottesville Streaming Live and Archive Media.

Antoinette Roades talks to Rob Schilling Feb. 7 about the project the day before the Planning Commission meeting.

Ridge-Cherry development: Green vs Affordable, Jan. 24, 2011.

Ridge-Cherry development proffers for rezoning again, Jan. 5, 2011.


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