Bridge Builders

The creative force of The Bridge has always been the visionary people involved. The Bridge is our community laboratory for fresh ideas. You can’t grow if you don’t dare. Here, we take the time to spotlight some of the vibrant minds that pull us out of our comfort zones, challenge our imaginations, and create the vibrant experiences that allow Charlottesville to define itself!


Program Statement

In 2006, on brief visit to Charlottesville, I was enjoying a subdued, sleepy downtown when I came across a flyer announcing a special performance that was to take...   Read More


Play The City: The Art of Finding Charlottesville’s Common Threads

In 2013, the City of Charlottesville led a visioning process for the Strategic Investment Area (SIA) to catalyze public and private transformation of 300...   Read More