550 East Water Street

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550 East Water Street is a 70-foot tall building under construction in downtown Charlottesville. The developer is Core Realty. [1]

In 2016, developer Andrew Baldwin successfully won a certificate of appropriateness for construction of the building on a vacant lot. [2] City Council later upheld an appeal from nearby residents. [3]

Utility relocation got underway in December 2016 and involved the closing of Water Street to eastbound traffic. The work lasted longer than expected. [4]

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Coordinates:Erioll world.svg.png 38°01′44″N 78°28′43″W / 38.028866°N 78.478690°W / 38.028866; -78.478690


  1. Web. 550 Water Street, FORMWORK, retrieved December 25, 2017.
  2. Web. http://www.cvilletomorrow.org/news/article/23271-550-east-water/, Sean Tubbs, News Article, Charlottesville Tomorrow, March 16, 2016, retrieved December 31, 2016.
  3. Web. City Council denies neighbor's appeal on six-story Water Street building, Tim Dodson, News Article, Charlottesville Tomorrow, July 6, 2016, retrieved January 11, 2017.
  4. Web. Businesses want more say in downtown construction-related road closures, Sean Tubbs, News Article, Charlottesville Tomorrow, February 4, 2017, retrieved December 26, 2017.