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}}[[Fifeville]] is a [[Charlottesville]] neighborhood bordered by 5th Street/[[Ridge Street]] to the east, the railroad tracks to the north, and [[Rock Creek]] to the west. The neighborhood contains [[Tonsler Park]], [[Forest Hills Park]], and [[Buford Middle School]].
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[[Cherry Avenue]] is the main corridor. A Cherry Avenue redevelopment plan was passed in 2005, and the [[Grove Square]] development is the first site plan approved to take advantage of the rezoning<ref>[http://cvilletomorrow.typepad.com/charlottesville_tomorrow_/2008/10/grove_square.html "Commission encourages Grove Square developers to improve bicycle access"], Daniel Nairn  [[Charlottesville Tomorrow]] October 17, 2008</ref>
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[[Fifeville]] is a city-designated neighborhood in southwest [[Charlottesville]].
  
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==Boundaries==
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Nearly triangular in shape, the northeastern corner is the intersection of the C&O east-west railroad tracks and [[Ridge Street (road)|Ridge Street]]. From this point, the southeastern border is Ridge and [[5th Street Extended]] until it meets [[Rock Creek]] at the neighborhood's southernmost point. Rock Creek is the southwestern boundary, back to the northwestern corner at the C&O tracks, which form the northern boundary.
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==Amentities==
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The neighborhood contains [[Tonsler Park]], [[Forest Hills Park]], and [[Fifeville Park]].
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==Education==
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Fifeville is home to [[Buford Middle School]].
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==Transportation==
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[[Cherry Avenue]] is the main corridor, running approximately east-west.
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The railroad tracks to the north create a significant barrier to pedestrians between the neighborhood and UVa just across these tracks<ref name=hooktracks>{{cite-hook|url=http://www.readthehook.com/files/old/stories/2002/05/30/acoverStoryTrackMarksThese.html|title=Track marks: These lines change lives|publishdate=May 30 2002|author=Wesley Hottot|accessdate=May 2 2011}}</ref>. 
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==Development==
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A Cherry Avenue redevelopment plan was passed in 2005, and the [[Grove Square]] development is the first site plan approved to take advantage of the rezoning<ref>[http://cvilletomorrow.typepad.com/charlottesville_tomorrow_/2008/10/grove_square.html "Commission encourages Grove Square developers to improve bicycle access"], Daniel Nairn  [[Charlottesville Tomorrow]] October 17, 2008</ref>
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Parts of the neighborhood are part of the [[Fifeville-Castle Hill Historic District]].
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Revision as of 09:50, 2 May 2011

Fifeville
County Area Charlottesville

Schools*
High School Charlottesville High School

Other Attributes


*Confirm attendance boundaries for individual homes with school divisions

Fifeville is a city-designated neighborhood in southwest Charlottesville.


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Boundaries

Nearly triangular in shape, the northeastern corner is the intersection of the C&O east-west railroad tracks and Ridge Street. From this point, the southeastern border is Ridge and 5th Street Extended until it meets Rock Creek at the neighborhood's southernmost point. Rock Creek is the southwestern boundary, back to the northwestern corner at the C&O tracks, which form the northern boundary.

Amentities

The neighborhood contains Tonsler Park, Forest Hills Park, and Fifeville Park.

Education

Fifeville is home to Buford Middle School.

Transportation

Cherry Avenue is the main corridor, running approximately east-west.

The railroad tracks to the north create a significant barrier to pedestrians between the neighborhood and UVa just across these tracks[1].

Development

A Cherry Avenue redevelopment plan was passed in 2005, and the Grove Square development is the first site plan approved to take advantage of the rezoning[2]

Parts of the neighborhood are part of the Fifeville-Castle Hill Historic District.

References

  1. Web. Track marks: These lines change lives, Wesley Hottot, The Hook, Better Publications LLC, May 30 2002, retrieved May 2 2011.
  2. "Commission encourages Grove Square developers to improve bicycle access", Daniel Nairn Charlottesville Tomorrow October 17, 2008

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