The sudden bankruptcy in November of the National Wholesale Liquidators chain has left the owner of its leased Falls Church property in the Eden Center mulling “highest and best use” options for the redevelopment of the 77,120-square foot site.
A sweeping and extraordinary review of the remarkable Eden Center, a nationally-renowned cultural and economic center for Vietnamese-Americans located within the City of Falls Church, was provided to F.C. Economic Development Authority this Tuesday by the center’s operations director, Alan B. Frank, general counsel and senior vice president for Capital […]
Last Tuesday, December 16, three notable events occurred almost simultaneously.
“If you continually give, you will continually have.” Who said that? We at the News-Press don’t know, but we have it printed on a fortune cookie that’s been taped to the wall in our office.
12 File for 4 F.C. Planning Commission Slots A record 12 City of Falls Church residents have filed to fill four seats on the seven-member F.C. Planning Commission, including three incumbents, according to the City Clerk’s office.
The Falls Church City Council gave final approval to the complex funding package that will pay for the construction of the 174-unit City Center South Apartments (CCSA) affordable housing project, once again working past midnight to generate the same 5-2 and 5-1-1 votes it did providing a preliminary OK in […]
F.C. Planner: About More Than Parking Editor, I had little doubt that the Planning Commission vote on the FCHC project would be taken to task (to be polite) in this paper, so I thought I’d just write a brief note.
Site Plan Nixed, 174 Affordable Units May Fail A stunning denial of site plan approval for the City of Falls Church’s most ambitious affordable housing project was voted by the City’s Planning Commission Monday night.
New Amenities Added to Deal for BJs A traffic signal and streetscape on Wilson Blvd., upgraded storm water controls, landscaping and buffers, better erosion control during site infill, a wall for noise mitigation and screening the site from the neighborhood behind it, and an upgraded building façade have all been […]
The Falls Church Planning Commission voted against far more than a perceived parking deficiency when it turned down the site plan for the 174-unit affordable housing package Monday night, bringing the entire project to the brink of extinction.