Ground sprayed for West Main apartment complex

The symbolic start of a construction site is traditionally marked with a groundbreaking, but the developers of a new apartment complex on Charlottesville’s West Main Street opted to celebrate Tuesday by spray-painting a parking lot with the words “Six Hundred West Main,” the name of the project.

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Kate Hofstra
Design panel takes action on several W. Main projects

The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review has approved final design plans for the proposed Quirk Hotel on West Main Street. “This is such a remarkable project, and the preservation of these two houses is invaluable to the character of Main Street and one of our more important spaces,” said Breck Gastinger, a BAR member and landscape architect.

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Kate Hofstra