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Wythe Street Park Planners Seek Community Input

The city is hosting an open house to discuss creating a one-acre park on the Wythe Street Post Office block.

The City of Alexandria is hosting an open house for community members to learn about current efforts to create a community park on a one-acre portion of the Wythe Street Post Office block.

Members of city staff will be at the informal event to discuss park planning efforts and listen to input on park configuration, programming and elements.

Attendees are welcome to arrive at any point between 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., March 9 at the Asher Apartments, 620 N. Fayette St., in the vacant retail space on the corner of Pendleton and Fayette streets. Light refreshments will be provided.

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matt tallmerq February 21, 2013 at 06:13 PM
Ahh, excuse me, doesn't the USPS first have to agree to dispose of the property?
Sharon McLoone February 21, 2013 at 06:30 PM
An August 2012 memo on the matter says: "It was always expected that due to the nature of the federal post office system there would be significant hurdles."
matt tallmerq February 21, 2013 at 06:44 PM
Not knocking your reporting.... just the city's presentation of this as a fait accompli. They have a habit of making overly rosy asusmptions about how other jurisidictions will go along with their plans (see, for example, Arlington and the trolley; DC and the 15-foot pier; NPS and the Potomac Yard Metro station).

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