Published ON Monday, January 20, 2014 Updated on Monday, June 23, 2014
This past Monday, the University of Virginia’s School of Architecture started a design study of U.S. 29 from Ivy Road to the South Fork Rivanna River. This weeklong project is welcomed by local environmental and business representatives, who are supporting this dialogue on improving Charlottesville. This project marks the third year that the University of Virginia looked at a local development issue in Charlottesville. During the kick-off, Manuel Bailo, associate architecture professor at University of Virginia, shared that “We would like to see and explore how U.S. 29 can be more of an urban public space.”
Published ON Wednesday, July 2, 2014 Updated on Wednesday, July 2, 2014
There is no shortage of reasons to consider Charlottesville, VA real estate. From the gorgeous natural paradise to the thriving culture and restaurant scene, Charlottesville has charm to spare. But, if you need another reason why Charlottesville, VA real estate is the way to go, the charismatic city was recently named Virginia’s “Most Exciting Place” by the Movoto Real Estate Blog.
Published ON Thursday, April 9, 2015 Updated on Thursday, April 9, 2015
Spring is here, and there is no better place to enjoy the season than Charlottesville, Virginia. While Charlottesville is gorgeous throughout the year, spring brings a particularly scenic spread to the area, blanketing the area in white and pink blossoms and lush greenery. You hardly need a reason to get outside in Charlottesville, but this spring there is more reason than ever to enjoy the many charms of the area.
Published ON Thursday, March 20, 2014 Updated on Monday, June 23, 2014
Of all the times to visit Charlottesville, spring may be a favorite. They say April showers bring May flowers – in Virginia that means the bloom of the flowering Dogwood, the fragrance of Cherry Blossoms and the colorful landscape of meandering fields of wildflowers. As the weather warms, Downtown Mall restaurants begin to set up patios, setting the stage for ambient evenings dining al fresco amid the musical gifts of Fridays after Five. But those are only a few of the many reasons to get outdoors in Charlottesville this spring. The Rivanna River is ready and waiting for kayaking and canoeing adventures, and of course, there is no shortage of beautiful rustic trails to traverse on a springtime hike. If you are looking for ways to enjoy the changing seasons, here are 5 ways to welcome the arrival of spring to Charlottesville.
Published ON Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Updated on Monday, June 23, 2014
Thanksgiving is fast approaching and Virginia, given its historical significance, is one of the best places to celebrate the holiday. With historical celebrations happening throughout the state, and an assortment of the best Charlottesville restaurants to choose from, Virginia is the ideal place to give thanks in 2013.
Published ON Wednesday, October 7, 2015 Updated on Monday, December 7, 2015
Charlottesville is surrounded by some of America’s greatest landscapes such as Shenandoah National Park and the Blue Ridge mountains. It boasts historical connections to founding fathers Thomas Jefferson and James Madison—you can still tour their homes. The blooming live music scene is the cherry on top of what some may consider an American paradise. If you are interested in property in Charlottesville area, please contact Frank Hardy Sotheby's International Realty today.