Tag: old town civic association

Lower King Street could become a pedestrian-only zone

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com From the historic Trafalgar Square in London to the eight-block-long pedestrian mall in Charlottesville, it’s not unusual for cities to...

Your Views: Saving the Justice Hugo Black home

To the editor: The recent story of 619 S. Lee St., the Justice Hugo Black house, is truly a case of truth being stranger than...

Parking pilot sparks tensions

By Cody Mello-Klein | cmelloklein@alextimes.com The pay-to-park pilot program currently operating in Old Town, which is slated for possible permanent implementation at Saturday’s city council...

A civil fight over an Old Town landmark

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com It’s not often that Alexandria’s various historic preservation organizations band together to oppose a project, but one family’s home improvement...

Chatham Square residents seek parking revision

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Old Town residents are pushing back against a request by the Chatham Square homeowners’ association to reverse DSUP conditions that restrict...

Robert Ray discusses campaign for city council

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com Robert Ray’s city council run revolves around community. Ray is the the second-generation owner of Cavalier Antiques in Old Town, and...

Letter to the Editor: We support the city’s decision to protect...

To the editor: We write in response to the letter published in the Alexandria Times on Dec. 7 from Amy and Paul Reed, “Changes needed...

City council upholds BAR’s decision on historic house painting

By Missy Schrott | mschrott@alextimes.com Correction: The article that appeared in the Times' Nov. 23 print edition, titled "House painting appeal sets precedent," incorrectly states...

King Street Gateway development in west Old Town moves forward

By Alexa Epitropoulos | aepitropoulos@alextimes.com  It’s not the first time – or even the second – that redevelopment plans for the townhouses between 1604 and...

Times Analysis: BID process draws local leaders’ ire

The Times has learned that during the year-long exploration process for a potential Business Improvement District for Old Town, anti-BID voices have repeatedly been...