Tag: construction

Potomac Yard Metro Station’s southern entrance gets scaled back

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City council voted unanimously to simplify the design of the southern entrance of the Potomac Yard Metro Station at its...

Travel alternatives to consider during the summer Metro station closures

By Missy Schrott | [email protected]  After a year of apprehension, the Metro shutdown will officially commence next week, disrupting the commutes and travel routines of...

ARHA isn’t moving forward with planned Andrew Adkins redevelopment

Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority announced Friday afternoon that the planned redevelopment of Andrew Adkins is off the table.  ARHA owns and manages Andrew Adkins,...

Historic ship dismantled at Robinson Landing site

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Archaeologists have dismantled and removed one of the 18th-century ships discovered in March at the Robinson Landing site, developer EYA announced June...

Del Ray Gateway reaches fundraising goal ahead of schedule

By Mae Hunt | [email protected] Four months after officially launching fundraising efforts, organizers behind the Del Ray Gateway Project are celebrating reaching their goal of...

Council approves funding changes for Ramsey Homes, Lacy Court Apartments

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] City council voted unanimously at its legislative meeting on May 22 to approve funding changes for Ramsey Homes and Lacy...

Don Simpson Sr. dies at 87

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] Donald F. Simpson Sr., prominent city businessman and benefactor, died on May 14. He was 87. Simpson is known throughout the...

Shattered promises in Potomac Yard

By Alexa Epitropoulos | [email protected] Potomac Yard residents are frustrated after what they see as a pattern of bait-and-switch from the city and a lack of accountability...

Letter to the Editor: If it’s not safe, it must be...

To the editor: I am neither a builder nor an architect, but it certainly does baffle me when a city and its government decide to...

Letter to the Editor: Unstable marine clay not suitable for building

I suspect that some Alexandrians are at least aware of, and may even have personal experience with “marine clay,” a type of Coastal Plain...