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New Park Coming to Alexandria’s West End

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ALEXANDRIA, VA-A new park, to be named Upland Park, will soon be coming to Alexandria’s West End. The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Activities presented the proposed design to the Park and Recreation Commission last month.

Upland Park, measuring 0.8 of an acre, will include a variety of amenities. Besides a play area, the design includes a dog run, seating, walking loop, and promenade.

Upland Park Developers is in charge of the design and construction of the area. It will be built in two phases. View the presentation HERE.

Residents are welcome to provide feedback to the Planning Commission during its meeting on March 2. City Council will also hold a public hearing on March 13, during which the matter will open for discussion.

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Kevin Dauray

Kevin is Publisher's Assistant with The Zebra Press. He has been working for Alexandria's "Good News" newspaper since 2019. A graduate of George Mason University, he earned a bachelor's in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. He also studied at the Columbia School of Broadcasting and holds a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Marymount University. He is an alumnus of T.C. Williams High School. Go Titans!

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