Boutique District Warehouse Sale to be held at Eisenhower's Westin Hotel
The Westin Alexandria
400 Courthouse Square
Alexandria, VA 22314
Saturday, February 4
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Parking is available in the The United States Patent and Trademark Office East Garage, 551 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, Virginia
(Open at 24 hours/Rate $5)
Catch the FREE shuttle from King Street Metro.
Limited street parking available.
Stonebridge Carras Proposes New Development Near Eisenhower Metro
Initial design concept reviewed by the Carlyle Design Review Board
The Carlyle Design Review Board on January 19, reviewed a development proposal by Stonebridge Carras for Hoffman Town Center Blocks 4 and 5 at 2410 and 2460 Mill Road. The site, located between Mandeville Lane and Mill Road, north of the AMC 22 theaters, consists of two parcels with slightly more than 5 acres, and is proposed for residential use with ground floor retail. The project includes 730 dwelling units in three towers: a rental building with 410 units, a 120-unit condominium, and a 200-unit senior living facility. An 80,000 sf grocery store is included in the proposed 220,000 gross square feet of retail. The project will have more than 1,600 parking spaces.
City Extends Life of Mulch Pile
The City’s Mulch Pile at 4251 Eisenhower Avenue adjacent to the Vola Lawson Animal Shelter is slated to remain with us for the foreseeable future. The Mulch Pile’s Special Use Permit was due to expire, but Planning Commission and City Council action have added another ten years to its permitted life.
Staff presentation on extending the SUP for the City Mulch Pile
Eisenhower Avenue Widening Project Moving Slowly
Eisenhower Avenue is slated to be widened between Eisenhower Circle and Mill Road. The project’s design is being finalized and coordination with utility companies is underway. City staff is currently in the process of negotiating acquisition of right of way. Construction bidding is likely in early 2018, while the construction period is estimated at 18 months.
Eisenhower Avenue widening project area
People in the News
Sandy Modell, general manager of the DASH bus system, has retired after 28 yearswith the Alexandria Transit Company. Her “DASHing Forward” farewell party is being held on February 2 from 4:30 to 7:30 at the DASH bus facility at 3000 Business Center Drive. Sandy worked with the Eisenhower Partnership in our early years to expand bus service along Eisenhower Avenue.