Monticello Road Neighbors Look At Community Planning
Those who live, work, and play along Monticello Road are urged to join in an open discussion on how to better the future of the Charlottesville neighborhood Tuesday night.
The idea came from Peter Krebs, a photographer who was inspired by one of his exhibits which soon turned into a social experiment. He says combining his art with talks with neighbors will help push the area forward. Those conversations Tuesday will be centered on architecture and creative community planning.
Panelists from UVA's architecture school and area professionals will hone in on topics like maintaining the unique look of the Monticello Road area, strategies to gather input from the community, and including all stakeholders in the process.
"That's part of what makes Monticello Road a really great topic because people do actually stop and connect with each other," Krebs said.
The workshop begins at 7 p.m. at The Bridge on Monticello Road. That is also where Krebs' photography exhibit is on display. On Sunday, The Bridge will host another workshop on storytelling in the neighborhood, where folks will share their experiences of the Charlottesville street.
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