OKS Project for 174 Affordable Rental Units Citing the City of Falls Church’s vision statement, charter and comprehensive plan, all affirming diversity as an important community objective, the Falls Church City Council voted in the wee hours of Tuesday morning to approve an ambitious plan to build a new, seven-story […]
Coming to the decisive vote by the Falls Church City Council this Monday, we continue to firmly support the admittedly-somewhat-unwieldy “City Center South Apartments” affordable housing plan of the Falls Church Housing Corporation (FCHC).
Despite all the hoopla about green roofs, many of them are not really green. Vegetated is a more accurate description, and summer may be the best time to see them in their glory. That was true when the Board of Supervisors held a ribbon cutting to celebrate Fairfax County’s latest […]
As with all trends today, the Internet has proved an invaluable asset to the eco-friendly boom of green housing in the United States.
Letters to the Editor for July 23 – 30, 2008 Opposes Plan for F.C. Affordable Housing Project Editor, On Monday, July 28, the Falls Church City Council will be voting on Special Exceptions to present city codes to allow for the construction of a seven story building which will have […]
Earlier this week, the National Conference of State Legislators held an energy policy forum entitled “The Future of State Electricity Policy” for the benefit of legislators from all over the U.S. who were attending the annual conference. At the outset, the organizers announced they had been considering a transportation fuels […]
The United Arab Emirates has ambitions of being the New York City of the Middle East. Dubai already boasts the world’s tallest building, the first indoor ski resort, the world’s largest manmade island and upscale shopping malls that dwarf Super Wal Marts. Brad Pitt is even designing an eco-friendly hotel, […]
For week of June 3 – 9, 2008.
March 11-24, 2008
The timing could not have been better. In the afterglow of completing the approval of the transformative $317 million City Center project, arts and culture leaders in the City of Falls Church reached out to the Falls Church Chamber of Commerce this week in hopes of forging a novel alliance.