Mount Vernon

Parklet Coming to Mount Vernon Plaza

(Photos courtesy of SFDC)

Alexandria, VA – Construction of a peaceful haven in the heart of a busy shopping center is underway on Route 1 in the Mount Vernon Plaza Shopping Center. Initially conceived by the Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation, the shopping center’s owners, Federal Realty, liked the concept and original design by SFDC committee member Brad Bartell, a landscape architect, so much that they enlarged its scope and funded the project.

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Marlene Miller

Marlene Miller has lived in, and written about, Mount Vernon for decades. She raised her family here, her two children graduating from area public schools. After retiring from over 16 years of publishing her own newspaper, The Zebra has tempted her back to community journalism

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