Gabe Silverman


photo courtesy Jackson Smith/C-VILLE Weekly



GUEST: Legendary Charlottesville developer, architect and patron of the arts, Gabe Silverman (1940-2013).

  From the archive of Coy Barefoot’s interviews comes this 2008 conversation with Gabe Silverman, who passed away in November 2013. As a developer and architect, doing so much to preserve historic buildings, Gabe had a powerful impact on the Charlottesville landscape over the last three decades. He was also a formidable patron who helped to create Live Arts. Gabe shares his personal story and his views on the future of Charlottesville, a community he truly loved.