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West Main Street from Ridge Street to 7th Street and Surrounding Area

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This part of Charlottesville has seen major changes in recent years. Originally, it was the city's prominent African American residential area; however, urban renewal in the 1960s wiped out a significant portion of the housing on Vinegar Hill, northeast of the current intersection of Main and Ridge. The area does retain some significant African American landmarks.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.

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