South Capitol Street Transformation
There may be hope for Tysons Corner yet, and this can only be good for all the communities surrounding it. Kudos are in order for the “Smart Growth” people working overtime to sway public opinion in the direction of a pedestrian-friendly, diverse-use model with lots of green space, cultural amenities […]
Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey Circus, through Sunday at the Patriot Center, then next week at the D.C. Armory.
A key, final component of what emerged last summer as a comprehensive legislative package aimed at severely restricting over-sized development on residential lots in the City of Falls Church went down in flames Monday night, ending what many had come to consider a crusade to “deprive of citizen property rights.”
New unexpected factors threw off the Falls Church City Council’s momentum to further restrict development on residential properties this week, pushing final decisions on limiting lot coverage and building heights into December.
F.C. Council Mulls New ‘Sub-Standard Lot’ Housing Fix Shunning previous attempts to tinker with property rights, the Falls Church City Council gained an informal consensus at a work session Tuesday night to an entirely new approach to limit oversized residential development on small lots in the City.
The Falls Church City Council, under fire from homeowners for considering a measure to halt development on small, so-called “sub-standard,” residential lots in the City, moved swiftly to defer action on the item at its meeting this Monday night.
Frankly, we are impressed by the willingness of the new Falls Church City Council to pull back from a bad idea and head back to the drawing board. That’s what it did Monday night, when it decided to pull off the table a component of sweeping residential zoning changes that […]