Tag: planning commission

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...

Your Views: Don’t ignore Vision Zero

To the editor: City staff and the Planning Commission recommend approving the Potomac Crescent Waldorf School’s plan to have its 155 students in Kindergarten...

Your Views: Parajon off to good start

To the editor: It is regrettable that members of City Council and the Alexandria Planning Commission were not in the audience for the Zoom meeting...

Your Views: Landmark site needs an integrated environmental approach

To the editor: The proposal to redevelop the defunct Landmark Mall site, to include an Inova medical campus, is an exciting development for the...

North Ridge home inches toward demolition

By Olivia Anderson | [email protected] Despite a galvanized effort by residents to fight the demolition of a 19th Century North Ridge home, its owner officially received...

Your Views: Finding a balance

To the editor: Collectively, we hold our breath as Simone Biles prepares for her final tumbling pass down the 16-plus foot plank of wood,...

Council to consider Classical Movements permit

By Will Schick | [email protected] The Planning Commission voted unanimously on March 2 to endorse a special use permit to allow Classical Movements, a classical...

Planning Commission approves Heritage

The Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve the application for the redevelopment of the Heritage at Old Town apartments during the Feb. 2 Planning...

MacArthur rebuild comes in over budget

By Missy Schrott | [email protected] City Council approved a development special use permit on Saturday for the Douglas MacArthur Modernization Project, which is currently $5...

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...