Charlottesville's sister cities

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Charlottesville has four sister cities:

Charlottesville's sister-city program is coordinated by the Sister Cities Commission, and the city is a member of Sister Cities International.[1].

Commemorative clock

To commemorate the four cities, the city considered building a clock. The item received a certificate of appropriateness from the Board of Architectural Review on March 15, 2011.[2] However, the project died when the design that won a contest came with a $60,000 cost estimate. City Council had only set aside $25,000 for the project. The Sister Cities Commission decided against fundraising for the balance. [3]


  1. Web. Sister Cities Program, City of Charlottesville, retrieved 5 Oct 2009.
  2. Web. BAR Actions for March 15, 2011, Mary Joy Scala, City of Charlottesville, March 16, 2011, retrieved March 28, 2011.
  3. E-mail. Paige Barfield, City Council Clerk, City of Charlottesville. "sister cities clock?." Message to Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow. June 28, 2012.

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