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Upcoming Hearing:
HALRB July 19

Upcoming Hearing:
HALRB July 19

The July meeting of the HALRB (Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board) will be begin at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, July 19. The agenda includes: Discussion on a Certificate of Appropriateness for: 2204 North Kenmore on after-the-fact request to install a shed the Maywood Historic District, download the staff report. Additional Agenda items include: Presentation on W&OD Trail Pedestrian and Bicycle Bridge over U.S. Route 29 Presentation on Market Rate Affordable Housing (MARKS) Study and preservation. Discussion on Memorial Bench…

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Upcoming Hearing:
HALRB May 17

Upcoming Hearing:
HALRB May 17

The May meeting of the HALRB (Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board) will be begin at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, May 17. The agenda to see approximate timing of each item. The HALRB meeting will be held: May 17 2100 Clarendon Boulevard Cherry and Dogwood Rooms, First Floor 7:30 PM

Back to School: Great Additions, Great Lessons

Back to School: Great Additions, Great Lessons

Preservation Arlington celebrates the return to the school year with a four-day series looking at one of the most important buildings types in our community — the school house. Yesterday, we highlighted some of Arlington’s best-designed school buildings, spanning different decades. Today we are looking at successful school expansions that respect the original building while meeting the needs of our expanding school age population. All of these schools, most of which originally date to the 1950s — the period of…

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“A Day of Infamy and Despair”

“A Day of Infamy and Despair”

In a four-part series, Preservation Arlington looks back at the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, which had a major impact on Arlingtonians, and all Americans, and which culminated in Kennedy‚Äôs funeral, which indelibly changed the face of Arlington National Cemetery. For this second piece, Arlington resident Laura Hvezdos shares a remarkable letter that her father, Michael Stephen Hvezdos, wrote on November 23, 1963, about learning the news at the Pentagon that the president had been shot. But first, she…

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