9/10/2018 Athens Building Corp. is awarded the Contract for Additions and Alterations to the Circuit City Building for the City of Charlottesville. The Project consists of a two story addition and alterations to the existing building to include Walls, Detention Rooms, Judges Chambers and new Courtrooms. The work includes Structural Components, Electrical including a back up generator, Mechanical, Safety Glazing, Security and Alarm Systems, New Elevator, Fire Sprinklers and Finishes. The Building addition to the Jeffersonian Existing Structure will be done so while preserving the architectural vision of the period. The Existing ornate plaster and finishes will be matched during final fit and trim to preserve the period specific values of the building. Project Value is $3.8M. construction is set to begin January 2019.
Project is designed for LEED Silver designation.
2/10/19 Demolition is underway. Site work is at a stand still due to weather conditions.
9/2/2020 Project Completed
Total investment by the City of Charlottesville, $4.7M Additionally, the project was completed and achieved a LEED Gold certification.