News

Divided City Council Approves 1000 West Main

Divided City Council Approves 1000 West Main

Photo: WINA

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.

 

Latest Stories

yesterday in Entertainment

REVIEW: Cast keeps ‘Heaven Is for Real’ grounded

This image released by Sony Pictures shows Connor Corum, left, and Greg Kinnear in a scene from "Heaven Is For Real."

Based on the true story described in the best-selling book, the film introduces us to a four year old boy who says he went to heaven.

yesterday in National

Calls for peace at Kansas shooting memorial

kansas

The scene of a hate crime just days ago became the setting for tears, prayers and calls for peace.

yesterday in Music

Listen to Soundgarden’s ‘Black Hole Sun’ demo

soundgarden

Ahead of the 20th anniversary reissue of "Superunknown," Soundgarden releases the demo version of "Black Hole Sun."