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Halsey Minor is misunderstood... Everything you've heard is wrong
Published on Nov 5th, 2009
39 comments Minor: "I am taking on these guys because I'm the only one who can." FILE PHOTO BY JAY KUHLMANN He has just lost another lawsuit–- this time a $21.6 million judgment for Merrill Lynch–-...
Mall moves: Second Street to get $800k 'scaping
Published on Sep 1st, 2009
43 comments Trashed since construction on the Landmark Hotel began, Second Street SE will now be getting a $800K make-over. PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR While our colleague Allan Smithee is certainly a talented writer,...
Snap o' the day: Reader response?
Published on Jun 18th, 2009
1 comments Hook box found among the rubble at the base of the partially constructed Landmark Hotel. Hmmmm. – photo by Gordon Block
Loan hark: FDIC officially axes Landmark lender
Published on Jun 5th, 2009
9 comments According to the FDIC, the most likely answer to the question the Hook posed on its cover in April just got a little murkier with the FDIC now beginning to sell off failed lender Silverton Bank's...
Mall project dedicated, Norris hands out bricks
Published on May 29th, 2009
6 comments Charlottesville Mayor Dave Norris, with City Councilor Satyendra Huja beside him, stands in the shadow of the unfinished Landmark Hotel as he begins the dedication ceremony for the completion of the...
No Bovis for Landmark... yet
Published on May 28th, 2009
1 comments The sign, which the Newsplex captured for a broadcast story, no longer flies at the Landmark site. CHARLOTTESVILLENEWSPLEX.TV A sign suggesting that building might soon resume at the dormant Landmark...
Halsey Minor to save horseracing?
Published on May 16th, 2009
3 comments MSNBC interviews the netrepreneur, hotel developer, and would-be "white knight" of America's at-risk horseracing industry.
He said/he said: Danielson sues; Minor speaks out
Published on May 15th, 2009
18 comments Halsey Minor (left) and Lee Danielson (right) were friendlier when they broke ground on the Landmark Hotel on March 11, 2008 with Mayor Dave Norris. FILE PHOTO BY JAY KUHLMANN After going quiet for...
Economic brake felt by downtown parking company
Published on Apr 12th, 2009
9 comments The company that provides free and low-cost parking for downtown saw lower revenue for the second year in a row, according to officials who spoke at the company's recent annual meeting. "This is sort...
Landmark lurch: Construction on hotel grinding to a halt?
Published on Jan 22nd, 2009
0 comments   On the morning of Tuesday, January 13, a skid steer loader fills in a hole with gravel, prepping the site for an abandonment that will allegedly last 60 days.PHOTO BY LINDSAY BARNES   If...
Minor mishaps: He built an Internet giant, so why is Halsey hurting?
Published on Nov 27th, 2008
52 comments   Halsey Minor, seen here at the March groundbreaking of the Landmark Hotel, has gotten into a public dispute with his developer and his bank over the luxury Downtown Mall property. PHOTO BY...
Boxer/Fidelity building demo to commence
Published on Jan 22nd, 2008
3 comments A $350,000 demolition of the former Boxer/Central Fidelity Bank building at 200 East Main on the Downtown Mall is scheduled to begin in a "couple of weeks," according to a representative for Minor...