Six Hundred West Main
The Six Hundred West Main is a six-story, 53-unit mixed-use building under construction on West Main Street. It shares a 0.36 acre site with 600 West Main and 512 West Main, home of the Blue Moon Diner. The building is targeting completion in Fall 2019.
A four-story, 55-unit second phase is planned for the adjacent 0.455 acre parcel, presently home to University Tire and Auto. That project is known as Heirloom Apartments Phase II.  Council approved a special use permit for the project on October 7, 2019. 
Amenities include 65,000sf of residential space, 4,700sf of retail, private terraces, 8-foot windows, 'high ceilings', a 'meditative courtyard', outdoor fireplace, private art gallery with resident lounge, parking & bike storage, and bikeshare.
- November 15, 2015: BAR members indicate they will not support demolition of at 512 West Main Street and 600 West Main Street 
- January 19, 2016: Review by Board of Architectural Review 
- February 16, 2016: BAR approves massing for project 
- May 10, 2016: Charlottesville Planning Commission recommends special use permit for additional residential density and reduced parking requirements on a 4-3 vote. Discussion centered around impact of reduced parking on the surrounding neighborhoods and plausibility of car-free living. The commission replaced a condition to exempt units <500sf from parking requirements in favor of modifying the requirement to 0.5 parking spaces per unit, regardless of size.
- June 6, 2016: City Council defers the special use permit to its next meeting on a motion from Kristin Szakos "because she feels unprepared... based on the changing status of this report item."
- June 20, 2016: City Council votes 3-1 to approve the special use permit with a maximum residential density up to 180 DUA. Bob Fenwick opposed, while Kathy Galvin was absent but submitted a letter in support. Conditions included:
- A mixture of dwelling units, including one or more studios. Studios must have a minimum size of 350sf. Studios less than 550sf are limited to 40% of total units.
- Parking requirements as follows: (i) 0.5 spaces for units of 550sf or less; and (ii) 1.0 space per unit larger than 550sf. At least 40% of require spaces must be required on-site; the remainder may be provided via shared parking agreements.
- Indoor lobby area and outdoor courtyard for the recreational use of residents.
- Five additional staff-recommended conditions concerning construction procedures and traffic control.
- September 20, 2016: BAR approves massing and scale 
- May 16, 2017: BAR grants final approval for project 
- April 24, 2018: Developers hold a symbolic spray-painting and press conference in lieu of a groundbreaking.
- March 1, 2019: Heirloom West Main Street Second Phase LLC buys 602-616 W. Main St for $2.9 million, twice its assessed value.
- May 14, 2019: Special use permit application is submitted for a four-story mixed-use building with ground-floor retail fronting West Main Street, up to 55 residential units, and 53 underground parking spaces.
- June 18, 2019: BAR votes 7-0-2 to grant a determination of no adverse impact, pending further discussion over massing and a fully design review at future meetings. (Earnst and Ball recused.) BAR proposed the following conditions:
- Garage entry shall not be accessed directly from the building’s street wall along West Main Street;
- That the building’s mass shall be broken down to reflect the multi-parcel massing historically on the site, as well as the West Main Street context, using building modulation;
- Seismic monitoring of the Holsinger Building during construction;
- Pedestrian engagement with the street with an active, transparent, and permeable façade at street level;
- Building and massing refer to the historic buildings on either side.
- August 13, 2019: Planning Commission considers SUP but defers vote until September  
- October 7, 2019: Council approves special use permit on a 4-1 vote 
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