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Alexandria Waterfront Community Meeting Set for Thursday Night

A composite design for the Core Area extending from Duke to Queen Street will be shared at the meeting, for community input.

On January 21, 2012, the Alexandria City Council voted 5-2 to approve the Waterfront Small Area Plan. and Waterfront zoning changes. City of Alexandria aerial photo
On January 21, 2012, the Alexandria City Council voted 5-2 to approve the Waterfront Small Area Plan. and Waterfront zoning changes. City of Alexandria aerial photo
Alexandria will hold its fourth Waterfront Community meeting from 6:30-9 p.m. today (Thursday) at United Way Worldwide Mary Gates Center, 701 N. Fairfax St. in Alexandria.

The meeting is being held to gather input on Alexandria’s Waterfront Landscape and Flood Mitigation Design Project. A composite design for the Core Area extending from Duke to Queen Street will be shared at the meeting, for community input. Also up for discussion: Flood mitigation and common elements such as lighting, furnishings and materials, and there will be more discussion related to art and history.  

You can find information here about the previous three meetings by clicking on the links:

Also, the public can weigh in and find community input online associated with these presentations. Following Thursday's meeting, public meetings are scheduled with the Planning Commission and City Council on this project in April and June 2014.  

For more information regarding the Landscape and Flood Mitigation Design Project and the Waterfront Small Area Plan Implementation process, see the City’s Waterfront Small Area Plan Implementation website or contact Urban Planner Richard Lawrence, with the Department of Planning and Zoning, at Richard.lawrence@alexandriava.gov  

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