Tag: development

Your Views: Why you should vote for Silberberg

To the editor: When city issues find residents on one side and partisan-minded advocates on the other, the city has historically favored this latter...

Your Views: Silberberg for mayor

To the editor: I was pleasantly surprised to read in the March 25 Alexandria Times that former Mayor Allison Silberberg will challenge incumbent Mayor...

Braddock West project denied

By Will Schick | [email protected] City council voted 4-3 to deny a request from developer West Street Acquisitions, LLC, to build a 180-unit multi-use building...

Council approves Heritage redevelopment

By Will Schick | [email protected] City Council voted unanimously to approve the controversial plan to redevelop the Heritage at Old Town apartments at a public...

Our View: The optics of ethics

In Alexandria there’s a growing perception that our local government prioritizes the interests of developers above all else. Loss of green space and degradation...

Our View: Wanted: Better approach to affordable housing

Important issues will be discussed during next year’s local election campaign, such as approaches to street design, school capacity, in-person learning and environmental preservation. We...

Stakeholders discuss Landmark Mall redevelopment

By Denise Dunbar | [email protected] The overarching vision and a rough timeline for the redevelopment of Landmark Mall were discussed Monday night during the first...

Inova Alexandria Hospital to relocate to Landmark Mall

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] Inova Health System will be relocating its Alexandria hospital to the large-scale, long underdeveloped Landmark Mall site on the city’s...

Council updates affordable housing policy

By Cody Mello-Klein | [email protected] City Council unanimously approved an update to the city’s affordable housing contribution policy at the Dec. 12 public hearing. Additional...

South Alex rebuilds after ‘devastating’ fire

By Lindsey Sullivan | [email protected] A massive, four-alarm structure fire in February created a column of smoke over Alexandria that was visible from miles away....