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Amazon’s PenPlace HQ Buildings

[ 0 ] February 16, 2021

Amazon unveiled the design of its “Helix” building, part of the plans for the four new HQ2 buildings.  The “Helix” is a 350′ tall spiraling office building, which they plan to open to the public on weekends. The other 3 …

HUG (Highlands Urban Garden) Needs Volunteers!

[ 0 ] February 16, 2021



What is it?  The Highlands Urban Garden (HUG) is a temporary demonstration garden inaugurated September 27, 2020, next to the tennis courts in Virginia Highlands Park.  It was created by the Open Space Working Group of 

Livability Updates

[ 0 ] February 15, 2021

Fact Sheet – Livability22202 Housing Working Group Report


Livability Meeting with VDOT on Route 1 Feasibility Study:  The Livability Working Group on Route 1 provided VDOT with 19 pages of comments and requests for more data on their

Parking Permit Program Hearing Feb 20

[ 0 ] February 15, 2021
Residential Permit Parking Program – At its February 20 Board Meeting, The County Board will hold a public hearing and consider adopting a revised Residential Permit Parking Program, following a three-year public review process. The proposed changes include:
  • fair and

The Coming Transformation of 22202

[ 0 ] January 18, 2021

Our November newsletter contained background information about the County’s ongoing study of Pentagon City to determine whether and where it could be more densely redeveloped in the coming years.   We already know that the construction of additional, high-rise residential units …