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A Landmark achievement for beleaguered mall redevelopment?

A Landmark achievement for beleaguered mall redevelopment?

By Chris Teale (File photo) The delayed and much-maligned redevelopment project at Landmark Mall took a tentative step forward earlier this month, as city council unanimously approved amendments to the site plan that would increase the [...]

Debate over proposed Vassar Road subdivision rages on

Debate over proposed Vassar Road subdivision rages on

By Chris Teale (File photo) Editor's note: this article has been updated to correct the misspelling of Lynda Wilson's first name. City councilors voted last weekend to send a controversial proposal to subdivide two properties in [...]

Eisenhower Avenue Holiday Inn set to reopen after closure

Eisenhower Avenue Holiday Inn set to reopen after closure

By Chris Teale (Courtesy photo) Construction on the National Science Foundation’s new building in Eisenhower West continues apace, but now it seems that one of the area’s oldest buildings is set to reopen as a hotel [...]

Developers asked for Royal Street bus barn vision with WMATA's release of RFP

Developers asked for Royal Street bus barn vision with WMATA's release of RFP

By Chris Teale (Photo/Hannah Brockway) The Royal Street bus garage has sat empty since it was declared obsolete last August and approved for sale by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, but the transit agency recently [...]

Neighbors fear new houses would overshadow Gerald R. Ford Jr. House

Neighbors fear new houses would overshadow Gerald R. Ford Jr. House

By Susan Hale Thomas (Photo/Susan Hale Thomas) Residents of Clover, a quiet local neighborhood tucked between Duke Street and Janneys and Quaker lanes, remained at odds earlier this month after members of the city planning commission [...]

Own a piece of history in the Roberdeau House

Own a piece of history in the Roberdeau House

(Photos/Bob Narod) At a Glance: Location: 418 S. Lee St., 22314 Price: $3,700,000 Neighborhood: Old Town Bedrooms: 6     Bathrooms: 4.5 Parking: Off-street Contact:  Babs Beckwith, McEnearney Associates, Inc., 703-836-1297, babsbeckwith@aol.com Sponsored Content The Roberdeau House, [...]

Home of the Week: A beautiful home, steeped in history

Home of the Week: A beautiful home, steeped in history

(Photos/Bob Narod) At a Glance: Location:  307 S. Saint Asaph St., 22314 Price: $3,995,000 Style: Townhouse on a double lot Built: 1780 Exterior: Brick Bedrooms: 5 Contact:  Babs Beckwith, 703-836-1297, babsbeckwith@aol.com or Sue Goodhart, 703-362-3221, sue@thegoodhartgroup.com. Agents with [...]

Home of the Week: Don’t miss out on this great deal at Arlington Village

Home of the Week: Don’t miss out on this great deal at Arlington Village

At A Glance: Location: 1300 S. Barton St. #336, Arlington Price: $299,000 Size: 800 square feet Year Built: 1939 Bedrooms: 1  Bathrooms: 1 Contact: Laurie Mensing, Long and Foster, 703-873-5193, laurie.mensing@longandfoster.com Sponsored Content Welcome to Arlington [...]

John McEnearney dead at age 87

John McEnearney dead at age 87

By Erich Wagner (Courtesy photo) John McEnearney, founder of prominent Old Town-based real estate firm McEnearney Associates, died October 8 of renal failure at the age of 87. McEnearney was a staple of the Alexandria realtor [...]

City council struggles with landlords who ignore voluntary rent guidelines

City council struggles with landlords who ignore voluntary rent guidelines

By Erich Wagner Officials with the city office of housing said last week that Alexandria’s voluntary rent control guidelines do not deter all major landlords from hiking rent exorbitantly. As part of a report [...]