the corner district

409 fight: Developers square off over City parcel sale
Published on Dec 20th, 2010
19 comments The parcel lies west of the new South Lawn project (still a parking lot in this old image). GOOGLE MAPS Two prominent Charlottesville businesspeople squared off in City Council Chambers Monday over...
Rich rain: But little flooding despite nearly 2" overnight
Published on Sep 30th, 2010
3 comments Here's the 9:28am look of one low-water area in Charlottesville, the CSX bridge over Main and 14th Streets. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER The steady nature of the overnight rainfall combined with the...
Snap: Walking to the Corner
Published on Aug 21st, 2010
2 comments View from inside the UVA eye clinic in the old hospital building. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER A lone pedestrian walks toward the Corner 9:46am, Thursday, August 19.
Head-shop hit: Attack--- and response--- stun Corner shop owners
Published on Jul 27th, 2010
45 comments Seth Meachum decided to install security cameras after his father was attacked in Roots Rock Reggae. PHOTO BY COURTENEY STUART Lloyd Meachum never saw it coming. He had worked on the Corner for 11...
Corner history book set for re-release
Published on May 26th, 2010
4 comments The Corner was first published in 2001. PHOTOS BY HAWES SPENCER After several years of unavailability, Coy Barefoot's history of the UVA Corner district is set for republication June 3. The move...
Then and now...
Published on Feb 24th, 2010
4 comments The de facto historian of UVA student and town life, Coy Barefoot, has assembled an array of then-and-now photographs of UVA-area Charlottesville scenes for your viewing pleasure in the latest...
Snap: Remaking the crosswalks
Published on Dec 17th, 2009
1 comments A contractor jack-hammers out a cobblestoney set of concrete pavers Wednesday, December 16, installed as part of an early 1990s Corner district overhaul. The city is now overhauling many crosswalks...
Fluids spill on the Corner
Published on Aug 12th, 2009
0 comments A trash truck suffered a malfunction Wednesday morning that coated the intersection of University Avenue and the Corner Parking Lot with hydraulic fluid, according to an officer working the scene....
Overhead train
Published on Jul 13th, 2009
1 comments A freight train is silhouetted against the sky over the Corner District in this image captured July 3.
Biltmore Grill sold, but will return
Published on May 22nd, 2009
0 comments The Biltmore Grill on Elliewood Avenue was sold yesterday, but will re-open in August. Biltmore Grill manager Katie Russell confirms that the Corner restaurant and bar, once named to a Playboy...
Snap o' the Day: Busy Bodo's
Published on May 18th, 2009
0 comments This was the scene at the Corner Bodo's at 11:14am Sunday, May 17, shortly after UVA conducted its Final Exercises on the nearby Lawn.
Snap o' the Day: Finn's Corner
Published on Aug 4th, 2008
3 comments Last Friday, August 1, after wrapping up his weekday talk radio show on WINA 1070 AM, Corner district expert Coy Barefoot proudly showed off his latest acquisition: a panorama of University Avenue...