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One of the group's specific requests is that the owner of a parking lot next to the AMTRAK station pave the surface, claiming that dust from the gravel is a hindrance to business. The group is calling for a charette to plot the future of the corridor.
Midtown Street Fair
The association closed West Main between 4th Street W and 7th Street W for five hours on September 11, 2010 as an attempt to draw attention to Midtown as a destination, and not just a thoroughfare between the Corner district and the Downtown Mall. The Midtown Street Festival has become an annual event since.
- ↑ "Urban blight: Group seeks fix for Main Street, Amtrak lot | The Hook News Blog." The HooK - Charlottesville's weekly newspaper, news magazine. Web. 03 Nov. 2009. <http://www.readthehook.com/blog/index.php/2009/11/02/urban-blight-group-seeks-fix-for-main-street-amtrak-lot/>
- ↑ Dixit, Rachana. "Street Fair Aims to Better Link West Main, City | Daily Progress." Home | Daily Progress. 9 Sept. 2010. Web. 10 Sept. 2010. <http://www2.dailyprogress.com/news/2010/sep/10/street-fair-aims-better-link-west-main-city-ar-498201/>.