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Charles Barbour served as [[Mayor of Charlottesville|Mayor]] of [[Charlottesville]] from 1974 to 1976. He was the first African-American to hold the position.  
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Charles Barbour served as [[Mayor of Charlottesville|Mayor]] of [[Charlottesville]] from 1974 to 1976. He was the first African-American to hold the position. He served on City Council from 1970 to 1978.
  
 
He supported a site for [[Fashion Square Mall]] within City limits, though the project was eventually built in [[Albemarle County]].
 
He supported a site for [[Fashion Square Mall]] within City limits, though the project was eventually built in [[Albemarle County]].

Revision as of 15:13, 10 June 2009

Template:Infobox Officeholder1 Charles Barbour served as Mayor of Charlottesville from 1974 to 1976. He was the first African-American to hold the position. He served on City Council from 1970 to 1978.

He supported a site for Fashion Square Mall within City limits, though the project was eventually built in Albemarle County.


Downtown Mall

Barbour presided over the opening of the Downtown Mall in 1976. Mitch Van Yahres called Barbour 'the father of the Downtown Mall'[1].

Notes

  1. 'Mayorsville: Here, everybody's a mayor', 10 Aug. 2006. Lisa Provence. The Hook. 2 May 2009