Tinner Hill Sites OK’d for Historic Development

The Falls Church City Council Monday passed three resolutions aimed at securing the legal documents necessary for a joint effort to develop two parcels of land straddling the boundary between the City and Fairfax County on S. Washington Street that will be developed as a Tinner Hill Historic Site.

One resolution authorized the city manager to execute a 99-year lease with Fairfax County and the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority (NVRPA), another authorized the city manager to execute two conservation easements between the city and county on the site to “ensure the perpetual preservation of the site,” and a third authorized the city manager to execute a “memorandum of understanding” between the City of F.C., Fairfax County, the NVRPA and the Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation designating roles and responsibilities for ongoing operations and programming for this cultural amenity.”

All votes were unanimous.