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Divided City Council Approves 1000 West Main

Divided City Council Approves 1000 West Main

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City Councilors will let a developer build a huge new apartment complex at the intersection of West Main Street and Roosevelt Brown Boulevard. The council has approved the mixed-use project called 1000 West Main. It means 648 new housing units that will be marketed for University of Virginia students.¬† Kathy Galvin, Kristin Szakos, and Satyendra Huja sided Wednesday night¬†with a group called Campus Acquisitions. Dede Smith and Bob Fenwick voted against their proposal. Steve Bus (pictured at microphone) described the project’s features to the councilors. Campus Acquisitions¬†hopes to break ground in the spring.

 

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