Initiative focuses on long-term vision for Rosslyn.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
The Realize Rosslyn event is the first public meeting in developing the latest long-range plan for Rosslyn.
Residents, businesses and county officials looking to “Realize Rosslyn” met Monday night to talk about the next evolution of the urban center. “I think of [Rosslyn] as Metro Center-south,” said Arlington County Board Member Jay Fisette. “You are on the Blue and Orange line. We have the best views of the monumental core of any place around here. Any picture of downtown DC is taken in Rosslyn.” “Realize Rosslyn” is the name for the county’s long-range plan for the northeast sector that encompasses blocks in the immediate vicinity of the metro station. Monday night’s meeting at Rosslyn’s Artisphere is the county’s first community meeting in developing the plan. Public workshops will take place from now until the final draft of the plan is …
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Realize Rosslyn announced Saturday.
Arlington County unveiled Realize Rosslyn on Saturday, an effort to fine-tune the long-range plan for the bustling urban village. Realize Rosslyn "strives to ensure that voices in Rosslyn and across Arlington join the conversation on how to transform this 1960s car-centric area to one of our region’s great urban centers. The planning effort will refine the community vision for Rosslyn and create a planning framework that ensures a vibrant mix of housing, retail, office, and public space in the area," according to a news release. The public will be asked to contribute their ideas, concerns and aspirations through a series of public forums, focus group meetings and a virtual town hall, the release states. From the discussion, the county …