Grave matters: At Ridge and Cherry, new development plans and an old battle


The Charlottesville Planning Commission will consider a zoning change to a long-vacant property at the corner of Ridge Street and Cherry Avenue this month, but some believe development there could disturb a hidden historic cemetery. Photo: Jack Looney

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