Tag: waterfront

Planning guru Donna Fossum declares run for Alexandria City Council

West End resident Donna Fossum, a 22-year member of the city’s planning commission, announced she will run as a Democrat for city council Monday. The...

Opinion: Compromise over conflict

To the editor: Finally, a plan featuring countless hours of residents’ input, widespread support and numerous compromises — passed! Thank you to the city council members...

Though passed by council, waterfront plan remains fluid

The city council may have approved the contentious waterfront plan, but that doesn’t mean Alexandria’s elected officials can’t tweak the blueprint in the coming...

Key waterfront properties slated for office, retail space

Before Alexandria’s elected officials began wading through the waterfront plan Saturday, a proposal to redevelop two key riverside properties linked to the controversial blueprint...

UPDATED: Alexandria waterfront plan opponents try to derail vote with eleventh-hour...

Opponents of the waterfront plan scheduled for a vote by Alexandria city council members Saturday are making an eleventh-hour attempt to derail the decision. Members...

Opinion: Does personal financial gain trump citizens’ interest?

From the moment I first drove down King Street, I have always loved Old Town — its historic streets and architecture, the waterfront along...

Transformative waterfront plan poised for passage

A version of the city’s oft debated, much-maligned waterfront plan is poised for a final vote and adoption for the second time in less...

Civic group says power plant site must be addressed before waterfront...

Planning for the future of the GenOn power plant must be included in the city’s controversial waterfront blueprint before it’s approved, say members of...

As vote on waterfront plan looms, supporters look to dispel myths...

As the city's contentious vision for the Potomac shoreline heads into the home stretch, a resident group has scheduled meetings designed to drum up...

Editorial: On the waterfront, knee-jerk reactions are not solutions

The waterfront plan work group hadn’t yet released its long-awaited, 142-page dossier of recommendations for improving the city’s blueprint for the Potomac shoreline before...