Charlottesville Breaking News
Offering 26 parcels ranging from a $225,000 house on Lexington Avenue to the "iconic, modernist-style" Physicians and Surgeons Building at the corner of High and Locust, Martha Jefferson Hospital announced Wednesday that it will be accepting offers on a trove of North Downtown properties around the campus it plans to abandon later this year. The Hospital, relocating to a site on Pantops Mountain in August, stands to reap $11.15 million if all 26 parcels sell for their listing price.
Already, the main hospital buildings were sold last fall to a Charlottesville-based investment group. The new offering consists of a variety of houses, parking lots, and medical buildings surrounding that campus, which changed hands for $6.5 million.
According to information provided by the listing company, CB Richard Ellis, there's a deadline for submitting offers on any of the 11 grouped or individually-listed properties: 5pm, April 20.
The Hospital, which recently merged with the Hampton Roads-based Sentara health care system, indicates in a February 23 release that some of the properties might become residences while other sites m...
Get ready, Charlottesville, the culinary event of the year happens Tuesday, March 1. That's when Peter Chang, the elusive chef who came and went, will have the VIP Grand Opening for Peter Chang's China Grill in the old Wild Greens space in the North Wing of the Barracks Road Shopping Center. According to Chang's partner, Gen Lee, an impressive list of folks are coming to the invite-only affair, including a few well-known journalists and perhaps a movie star or two. But will the chef himself be there?
"Of course," says Lee. "This is Peter Chang's China Grill!"
The day after the grand opening, Chang's will be open to the public for lunch and dinner. See you there, foodies!
Update 2/28: Looks like Barracks Road Shopping Center is organizing a Grand "public" Opening at Chang's on Wednesday, March 2