Tag: waterfront

Key waterfront properties slated for office, retail space

Before Alexandria’s elected officials began wading through the waterfront plan Saturday, a proposal to redevelop two key riverside properties linked to the controversial blueprint...

UPDATED: Alexandria waterfront plan opponents try to derail vote with eleventh-hour...

Opponents of the waterfront plan scheduled for a vote by Alexandria city council members Saturday are making an eleventh-hour attempt to derail the decision. Members...

Opinion: Does personal financial gain trump citizens’ interest?

From the moment I first drove down King Street, I have always loved Old Town — its historic streets and architecture, the waterfront along...

Transformative waterfront plan poised for passage

A version of the city’s oft debated, much-maligned waterfront plan is poised for a final vote and adoption for the second time in less...

Civic group says power plant site must be addressed before waterfront...

Planning for the future of the GenOn power plant must be included in the city’s controversial waterfront blueprint before it’s approved, say members of...

As vote on waterfront plan looms, supporters look to dispel myths...

As the city's contentious vision for the Potomac shoreline heads into the home stretch, a resident group has scheduled meetings designed to drum up...

Editorial: On the waterfront, knee-jerk reactions are not solutions

The waterfront plan work group hadn’t yet released its long-awaited, 142-page dossier of recommendations for improving the city’s blueprint for the Potomac shoreline before...

Citing ethics, city attorney denies legal advice to waterfront opponent

City Attorney Jim Banks says threats of a lawsuit against the city’s proposed waterfront plan kept him from advising former Vice Mayor Andrew Macdonald...

Alexandria waterfront planning has cost taxpayers about $1.1 million so far

Waterfront plan critics and supporters hotly disagree on the costs and benefits of their dueling visions for Alexandria’s shoreline, but the roughly two-year process...

Opinion: Giving up a lot and getting little to nothing on...

To the editor:  The arguments that acting City Manager Bruce Johnson put forward for increasing density on the waterfront by 25 to 50 percent are...
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