J-School progress: Work heads toward fall opening


The crews renovating the Jefferson School into a mixed-use civic complex recently poured the footings for the site's low-rise parking deck. It's all part of the effort to get the $17.3 million complex, which will include a museum, finished by this fall. The permanent exhibition inside the museum celebrating Charlottesville's African American history will be called "Pride Overcomes Prejudice."

Read more on: jefferson school


That's a relief. I thought that you were going to say that U.Va. was getting a journalism school.

Any Italians gonna be up there?

Nice to see that boondoggles aren't out of style. Maybe they can have that diversity commission's offices next door to the museum.