Tag: architecture

Hugo Black house renovation advances, council affirms BAR decision

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] The Hugo Black house controversy came to a peak in the crowded city council chambers on Tuesday evening, when council...

A civil fight over an Old Town landmark

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] It’s not often that Alexandria’s various historic preservation organizations band together to oppose a project, but one family’s home improvement...

Our View: One BAR for all

It’s much easier to grow government than to shrink it. Functions, staff positions, committees and departments are all added over time and are seldom eliminated....

Letter to the Editor: City council needs creativity – and an...

To the editor: Public approvals need to have city government integrity behind them, otherwise we have a breach in the public trust and how can we...