The past year in Arlington was an especially good year. From budget roundtables to launching the Joint Facilities Advisory Commission; from filling over 2,600 potholes to handling more than 83,000 emergency calls; from ribbon cuttings at renovated parks to a continued focus on transparent government; from welcoming businesses to leading the way in sustainability and […]
Building & Construction News
The County honors outstanding architectural design every two years, showcasing the best in commercial, public and residential architecture.
Overall, Coakley’s design is simple and efficient with quality architecture and a strong connection to the Esplanade. It provides all of the elements required by the County without sacrificing core mechanical equipment, material choices and energy efficiency.
Program seeks to highlight excellence and diversity in the County’s built environment.
From black box theaters to a a costume shop, Arlington Cultural Affairs continues to provide cultural programming and facilities to the County.
The County Manager will make a recommendation to the County Board at their November meeting for approval to award a contract.
Some 70,000 bees have been saved by a bee-keeping couple working with the County to transfer the hive and honey out of a former office building in Nauck slated for demolition.
The Board approved an amendment to extend its office lease at 2100 Clarendon Boulevard for 15 years. Under the lease amendment, the County will save more than $1.6 million annually in rent.
Important steps are being taken in the redesign of Clarendon Circle – to make it more accessible and safe for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists traveling through the intersection of Wilson and Clarendon boulevards and Washington Boulevard.
The County Board on Saturday approved the purchase of the final property needed to build a temporary fire station directly behind Fire Station No. 8, which is slated to be torn down and rebuilt at 4845 Lee Highway. The Board authorized paying $800,000 for 2215 North Culpepper Street. The County had already approved agreement of […]