Tag: development

Your Views: Heritage proposal is too big

To the editor: I was sorry to read that the most recent Board of Architectural Review meeting regarding the proposed redevelopment of the Heritage Old...

Your Views: Developers should have to play by the rules

To the editor: Recently the Alexandria Housing Development Corporation, on whose board sit some of the major developers in Northern Virginia, proposed demolishing two homes...

Your Views: A stealthy urbanist agenda

To the editor: I think that most residents agree that keeping housing affordable is a noble endeavor. So do I, but it’s becoming clearer that...

Your Views: Planned Belleview redevelopment is wrong

To the editor: We are writing to register our opinion about the proposed development in the Belleview Shopping Center. We are dismayed that plans are underway...

BAR rejects Heritage redevelopment plans

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] If you’ve run out of shows on Netflix and you’re looking for some drama-filled entertainment, head to the city’s webcast...

Your Views: Alexandria is overpopulated

To the editor: It’s the obvious, yet uncomfortable culprit no one talks about. However, its footprints appear in several articles of the Sept. 3 issue...

Your Views: Kudos to Alexandria’s BAR

To the editor: The Board of Architectural Review met on Sept. 2 for a concept review of the Heritage Project proposal, which was to include...

Our View: ‘By right’ is usually wrong

An increasing number of proposals are coming before City Council that, if passed, would result in “by right” changes to buildings in Alexandria. Many...

Your Views: Flooding is a hidden by-product of densification

To the editor: Mayor Justin Wilson's monthly newsletter’s article on the July 23 flooding seems designed to indirectly respond to your July 30 editorial, “A...

The Heritage at Old Town to be redeveloped

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] A proposed redevelopment of the Heritage at Old Town could increase the multifamily apartment complex from 244 to 777 units. The...