The Corner

University of Virginia

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  • Average rating
  • $378.11

    Average rent

The Neighborhood

Close to campus and central bars, shops, and restaurants, the Corner is home to many fun-loving undergrads.

The pulsating heart at the center of UVA's nightlife, the Corner offers a fun, vibrant environment to students who prefer close proximity to shops, bars, and restaurants. The Corner is just steps from most buildings in the College of Arts & Sciences, the McIntire School of Commerce, UVA libraries, and the UVA Hospital System. The Corner is perfect for those who seek a balanced social and academic life.

You'll fall in love with:

Location, location, location.

What to expect

A fun environment on the weekends (and sometimes during the week), lots of noise, and a short walk to class, bars, and fraternities. Also a short trip to Downtown Charlottesville and its attractions.

The neighbors

A community of almost exclusively UVA students from all schools within the University who like to work hard and play hard. Predominantly second-year student population, though many third- and fourth-years live here too.

The market

The Corner is home to some of UVA's most expensive off-campus rental properties. The closer you are to University Ave, which houses the strip of bars and restaurants which constitute "The Corner" itself, the more you should expect to pay. Near University, you'll also find some of the newest and most luxurious developments that exist off-campus.


Walk to

  • The College of Arts & Sciences, UVA Libraries, Central Grounds: 11 minutes
  • The McIntire School of Commerce: 7 minutes
  • The Engineering School: 16 minutes
  • The Corner's Bars and Restaurants: 5 minutes
  • Rugby Road Fraternities & Sororities: 9 minutes
  • The Downtown Mall: 15 minutes
  • North Grounds (Darden, UVA Law): 30 minutes

Around the block

NIGHTLIFE: Bars like Trinity Irish Pub and Boylan Heights are the hub of UVA nightlife.

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