Ridge Street

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Ridge Street is a roadway through Charlottesville, connecting Ridge-McIntire Road at its northern end to a residential neighborhood south of downtown, dead-ending in the Brookwood neighborhood.

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The road gives its name to the Ridge Street neighborhood and the Ridge Street Architectural Design Control District.

Coordinates:Erioll world.svg.png 38°01′27″N 78°29′25″W / 38.02407°N 78.49016°W / 38.02407; -78.49016Several family members of Mary Truehart Woodfolk lived on the road throughout the twentieth century.


The bridge that crosses the rail-line was upgraded in the 1980's. A Ridge Street Bridge Design Committee helped oversee its design. The design resulted in the closure of Garrett Street to Ridge Street. [1]


  1. Web. Charlottesville City Council meeting minutes, .pdf, Council Chambers, City of Charlottesville, September 19, 1988.