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The '''Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar''' is a restaurant with a rooftop bar that opened September of 2011. <ref>{{cite-hook|title=Mall madness: Roof-top views, new deli, fancy Asian, pastries, and kabobs|url=http://www.readthehook.com/100290/mall-madness-roof-top-views-new-deli-fancy-asian-pastries-and-kabobs|author=Dave McNair|pageno=|printno=1034|printdate=August 25, 2011|publishdate=August 19, 2011|accessdate=August 24, 2011}}</ref>
 
The '''Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar''' is a restaurant with a rooftop bar that opened September of 2011. <ref>{{cite-hook|title=Mall madness: Roof-top views, new deli, fancy Asian, pastries, and kabobs|url=http://www.readthehook.com/100290/mall-madness-roof-top-views-new-deli-fancy-asian-pastries-and-kabobs|author=Dave McNair|pageno=|printno=1034|printdate=August 25, 2011|publishdate=August 19, 2011|accessdate=August 24, 2011}}</ref>
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The restaurant had originally been expected to open in June 2011. <ref name="hook">{{cite-hook|title=New 'skybar' restaurant coming to the Mall|url=http://www.readthehook.com/88883/new-skybar-restaurant-coming-mall|author=Dave McNair|pageno=|printno=1008|printdate=February 17, 2011|publishdate=February 16, 2011|accessdate=February 18, 2011}}</ref> [[Alex George]] is one of five investors working on the project, which will be located in the former A&N Building on the downtown mall.  <ref name="hook" /> Construction required the bricking over windows in apartments located in an adjacent building.  
 
The restaurant had originally been expected to open in June 2011. <ref name="hook">{{cite-hook|title=New 'skybar' restaurant coming to the Mall|url=http://www.readthehook.com/88883/new-skybar-restaurant-coming-mall|author=Dave McNair|pageno=|printno=1008|printdate=February 17, 2011|publishdate=February 16, 2011|accessdate=February 18, 2011}}</ref> [[Alex George]] is one of five investors working on the project, which will be located in the former A&N Building on the downtown mall.  <ref name="hook" /> Construction required the bricking over windows in apartments located in an adjacent building.  
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The cuisine is expected to be "new American with a South American influence." <ref>{{cite web|title=commonwealth restaurant + skybar | charlottesville food photographer|url=http://www.andreahubbell.com/blog/2011/3/24/commonwealth-restaurant-skybar-charlottesville-food-photogra.html|author=Andrea Hubbell|work=|publisher=Andrea Hubbell Photography|location=|publishdate=March 24, 2011|accessdate=March 28, 2011}}</ref>
 
The cuisine is expected to be "new American with a South American influence." <ref>{{cite web|title=commonwealth restaurant + skybar | charlottesville food photographer|url=http://www.andreahubbell.com/blog/2011/3/24/commonwealth-restaurant-skybar-charlottesville-food-photogra.html|author=Andrea Hubbell|work=|publisher=Andrea Hubbell Photography|location=|publishdate=March 24, 2011|accessdate=March 28, 2011}}</ref>
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Interior construction design was provided by [[Alloy Workshop]] and [[Rowen Barton Studio]]. <ref>{{cite web|title=ALLOY WORKSHOP’S COMMONWEALTH RESTAURANT & SKYBAR OPENS TO ACCOLADES FROM DINERS AND DESIGN AFFICIONADOS ALIKE|url=http://www.alloyworkshop.com/2011/11/17/alloy-workshop%E2%80%99s-commonwealth-restaurant-skybar-opens-to-accolades-from-diners-and-design-afficionados-alike-3/|author=|work=|publisher=Alloy Workshop|location=|publishdate=November 17, 2011|accessdate=November 21, 2011}}</ref>
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==Map==
 
==Map==

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Commonwealth Sky Bar, under construction

The Commonwealth Restaurant & Skybar is a restaurant with a rooftop bar that opened September of 2011. [1]

History

The restaurant had originally been expected to open in June 2011. [2] Alex George is one of five investors working on the project, which will be located in the former A&N Building on the downtown mall. [2] Construction required the bricking over windows in apartments located in an adjacent building.

Plans were approved by the Board of Architectural Review in February 2011[3].

The cuisine is expected to be "new American with a South American influence." [4]

Interior construction design was provided by Alloy Workshop and Rowen Barton Studio. [5]


Map

Coordinates:Erioll world.svg.png 38°01′47″N 78°28′42″W / 38.029687°N 78.478206°W / 38.029687; -78.478206


References

  1. Web. Mall madness: Roof-top views, new deli, fancy Asian, pastries, and kabobs, Dave McNair, The Hook, Better Publications LLC, August 19, 2011, retrieved August 24, 2011. Print. August 25, 2011 , 1034, .
  2. 2.0 2.1 Web. New 'skybar' restaurant coming to the Mall, Dave McNair, The Hook, Better Publications LLC, February 16, 2011, retrieved February 18, 2011. Print. February 17, 2011 , 1008, .
  3. Web. Downtown Mall to get 1st rooftop restaurant, SHARON C. FITZGERALD, Daily Progress, World Media Enterprises, February 16, 2011, retrieved February 21, 2011.
  4. Web. commonwealth restaurant + skybar, Andrea Hubbell, Andrea Hubbell Photography, March 24, 2011, retrieved March 28, 2011.
  5. Web. ALLOY WORKSHOP’S COMMONWEALTH RESTAURANT & SKYBAR OPENS TO ACCOLADES FROM DINERS AND DESIGN AFFICIONADOS ALIKE, Alloy Workshop, November 17, 2011, retrieved November 21, 2011.

External links

official site