January 15, Room 241, Albemarle County Office Building. Members of the Charlottesville and the Albemarle County Planning Commissions raise their hands in near unanimous support for the joint implementation item:
“Create a plan that incorporates a unified vision for land uses adjacent to the Rivanna River that support the river corridor as a desitination; and develops a shared vision for parks, trails and recreational opportunities associated with the river.”
Across town, January 14, UVA Architecture kicked of its all school workshop “The Rivanna River Woolen Mills & Pantops”. Here Dan Bluestone addresses several hundred students and faculty who will be involved in the project. Charlottesville Tomorrow has the story and audio.
UVA Department of Urban and Environmental Planning/City Councilor Kathy Galvin walks and talks a group of students through the Woolen Mills during a site visit January 15.
View west from Congdon Street, AM.
…but the newer span is made of “rusting” steel, (believed to be COR-TEN or a similar material although sources are not clear) which surface corrodes to a brown color and does not need painting as corrosion does not go deeper. On November 1, 1980, this second, parallel span, also designed by Modjeski & Masters but constructed by American Bridge Company, was opened to traffic.– Wikipedia
There are parts of Providence RI where there are street trees every thirty feet. This not on of those parts.
Cows do this. Position themselves behind a tree and watch the unaccustomed unfold. They are aware of changes in the environment at a distance.
This tree is a pioneer invader, which means that it is one of the first trees to repopulate cleared, eroded, or otherwise damaged land. It is unusually long lived among pioneer species, with the potential to live over 850 years.–Wikipedia
Charlottesville’s Freedom of Speech wall. Someone wrote down their hopes/aspirations for 2013.
I’m thinking that Maggie the Jack Russell bears some responsibility.