Tag: development

Height amendment deferred

The Planning Commission voted to defer action on a controversial zoning amendment at its most recent meeting on June 23. The proposed amendment has...

Council OKs townhouses on Duke Street, residents push back

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] City Council approved a development special use permit for the construction of six townhouses on Duke Street during a public hearing...

Your Views: Old Town needs a quality growth plan

To the editor: I’ve watched many major new housing projects in the Old Town area, including the old bus terminal, Venue, Muse and Robinson...

Your Views: A Surfside parallel in Alexandria?

To the editor: We condo dwellers have been chilled at the collapse of Champlain Towers in Surfside, Florida, and the suggestion that nearby construction was...

Your Views: Historic preservation is more important than development

To the editor: John Mullen’s opinion article in the June 17 Alexandria Times, “In support of Old Town’s redevelopment” is sadly way off the...

Our View: The voice of integrity

Integrity is a word that’s tossed around a lot, including by us. Do we aspire to be people of integrity, a community of integrity,...

What’s up with Inova?

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] What started as murmurings around what will happen to the Inova Alexandria Hospital site off Seminary Road when Inova builds a...

Your Views: We need Silberberg

To the editor: In response to the question in the May 20 Alexandria Times Voter’s Guide “What’s the biggest problem facing Alexandria right now?” Allison...

Your Views: Wilson’s refusal to answer says it all

To the editor: The May 20 Alexandria Times Voter Guide is enormously helpful. In many ways, a candidate’s refusal to answer questions is most...

Your Views: Preserving what matters

To the editor: It is often difficult to strike a balance between progress and preservation. Alexandria is a city that has vast experience with...