Tag: street renaming

Your Views: Tread lightly when renaming streets

To the editor: The Dec. 22, 2021, Wall Street Journal carried an editorial about Dr. Anthony Fauci’s behind-the-scenes efforts to discredit and marginalize the...

Your Views: Is George Washington next?

To the editor: A trip to Winchester, Virginia will illustrate the difference between that city and Alexandria. Winchester has chosen to embrace its Civil...

Your Views: Choose wisely Alexandria

To the editor: Regardless of the numerous inconveniences posed by changing the name of Lee Street, there is an unwarranted rush to judgement in...

Your Views: History can’t be changed

To the editor: I’ve read every comment written regarding the renaming of Lee Street over the last several months. Here’s my take: History cannot be rewritten. Lee...

Your Views: Street renaming process is undemocratic

To the editor: The new city initiative on street renaming reminds me that about 20 years ago, as president of the Seminary Hill Association, I...

Your Views: Rename Lee Street ASAP

To the editor: As an avid reader of these opinion pages, I can’t help but notice that the commentary on renaming Lee Street has coalesced...

Your Views: Unconstitutional street renaming rules

To the editor: Your article on renaming Lee Street, “Residents divided over petition to rename Lee Street,” in the Aug. 5 Alexandria Times tries to...

Your Views: Historical accuracy needed on Robert E. Lee

To the editor: I want to add a couple of relevant facts to all the coverage of the proposed renaming of Lee Street that...

Your Views: Keep Lee Street

To the editor: Keep the name Lee Street and use the conundrum to promote the city. Perhaps the intent of long-ago city officials, who...

Your Views: Battle over Lee Street

To the editor: How fortunate we are to have vigilant citizens like Alex Sprague to awaken the oblivious among us to the historical implications...