jefferson school

Jefferson School: Ready for its closeup after $18 million rehab
Published on Dec 11th, 2012
7 comments When classes ceased in the historic Jefferson School about 10 years ago, the discussion began about what to do with the structure on 4th and Commerce streets that is an important educational resource...
A parking deck arises
Published on Jun 7th, 2012
1 comments The Jefferson School has been a hub of construction activity since it got the cash for an $18-million rehab late last summer. The plans include a parking deck, now emerging along 4th Street NW....
J-School progress: Work heads toward fall opening
Published on Mar 23rd, 2012
3 comments   Related stories: • Finally: Jefferson School ready for renovation • Jefferson School giveaway: Can Charlottesville get it right this time? The crews renovating the Jefferson School into a...
Snap: Jefferson School collects big checks
Published on Sep 14th, 2011
0 comments The long-anticipated Jefferson School renovation officially kicked off September 14 with the ringing of a school bell by a former student and donations of $67,000 to the $18-million rehab project....
Milestone managing Jefferson School rehab
Published on Sep 1st, 2011
0 comments The article in last week's paper on the Jefferson School (Finally: Jefferson School Ready for Renovation, August 25, issue 1034) misspelled and incorrectly identified the role of Milestone Partners....
Finally: Jefferson School ready for renovation
Published on Aug 1st, 2011
20 comments The long-delayed renovation of the historic Jefferson School could begin as early as this week. A private group that purchased the property from the city for $100,000 signed papers August 1 for a $...
Whatever happened? 10 updated stories
Published on Jun 30th, 2011
22 comments Whatever happened after authorities slew the geese in Forest Lakes? Whatever happened to Oliver Kuttner's remarkably light car? What's the latest on the search for Morgan Harrington's killer? This...
$850K earmark: Jeff School needs Senate OK
Published on Oct 22nd, 2010
14 comments Jefferson School Community Partnership prez Martin Burks, Vice Mayor Holly Edwards, and Congressman Tom Perriello stoke hopes for a revitalized Jefferson School. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE You've seen...
Council green-lights Jefferson School giveaway
Published on Sep 7th, 2010
10 comments Generations of African-American kids learned at the Jefferson School. PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO As expected, City Council has agreed to give away its Jefferson School/Carver Recreation Center property,...
Telling tales: Sharing Jefferson School memories
Published on Feb 13th, 2003
0 comments When the Jefferson School closed its doors last September, a concerned community wondered how best to ensure preservation of the venerable old building. Public outcry had already forced the city to...
Joan Woodfolk recalls Vinegar Hill
Published on Feb 7th, 2002
0 comments We meet at the Jefferson Preschool, the first building that comes to Joan Woodfolk's mind when I ask for a place that will evoke her childhood memories of Vinegar Hill. Feeling the heat It has...
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