Draftsman Hotel

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The Draftsman Hotel is a ten-story hotel under construction at 1106 West Main Street in Charlottesville. [1] The project is built on the site of the former Studio Art building. City Council granted a final approval for the project at its first meeting of 2015. [2]


Topping out

Carr City Centers of Alexandria is the company behind the 101-foot-tall building. Council voted 4-1 to grant a special use permit for the additional height with Bob Fenwick voting against the project. there will also be a restaurant. [2]

The building will be a total of 117 feet tall because of the appurtenance allowed under the zoning.

Atwood era

The project originally had a different architect and vision. The Board of Architectural Review had a preliminary discussion of the project in November 2009. [3]


  1. Web. The Draftsman - Charlottesville, VA, Website, Donohoe Construction, retrieved July 20, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Web. Council clears way for West Main hotel at maximum height, Sean Tubbs, Charlottesville Tomorrow, January 6, 2015, retrieved July 20, 2017.
  3. Web. BAR meeting agenda, November 17, 2009, City of Charlottesville, retrieved 19 Nov 2009.

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