A panel has selected a New York artist to design Charlottesville's Vinegar Hill monument. Nationally renowned sculptor Melvin Edwards will create the monument at the Jefferson School.
Edwards beat-out three other finalists who were also interested in the job. Vinegar Hill was a once thriving African American neighborhood that was destroyed to make way for economic development in the city.
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