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Landmark Mall Redevelopment Comment Board

Members of the community are encouraged to provide input on the proposed redevelopment of Landmark Mall. All comments are important and all comments will be read by staff. In preparation for the public hearings before the Planning Commission and City Council, staff will compile all of the comments from this board and provide a written response to each in a single document. Staff will not be responding to each comment as it is posted. The compiled document will be included as an attachment to the staff report to the Planning Commission and City Council.

This comment board is specifically intended to gather feedback related to the Landmark Mall redevelopment proposal. Other comments or questions should be directed to the City’s Call.Click.Connect. system.

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41 Comments

We live in winter in Cameron Station. It would be wonderful to rebuild something attractive where that sad eyesore is now.
Someone in comments mentioned the concrete-filled access. The site as an attractive view with green space continuing the Holmes Run-Dora Kelly parks and easy entrances and pedestrian-friendly bridges and walkways should be required. We often see some poor soul trying to cross Duke
Street on foot or bike and wonder how they'll make it. And now, automobile entrance is a puzzle.

Any successful requires easy and free parking. This means water run-off. Here in lowlands of Cameron Station, with tbe pond across the street, we hope the City will require the latest technology for
drainage and water/garbage management.

So close to the Potomac--think of the poor birds and animals we see here trying to swim tbrough plastic bags and other garbage.

Chantal (479) | User | March 18, 2015 - 7:58 AM

Site Plan Amendment docketed for April 2015 hearings: The Site Plan Amendment submitted by the Howard Hughes Corporation to increase the residential and commercial floor area of the development is now scheduled for the upcoming April 7th Planning Commission hearing, and the April 18th City Council hearing.

City Staff (473) | User | February 9, 2015 - 10:31 AM

Site Plan Amendment February 2015: The Howard Hughes Corporation submitted an amendment to their approved Development Site Plan (DSUP) to increase the amount of residential and commercial floor area on the Landmark Mall site. While the floor area would increase with this amendment, the residential unit count remains capped at 400 units per the approved plan. The application is currently under review by City Staff, and additional information will be provided as the review progresses.

City Staff (473) | User | February 6, 2015 - 9:34 AM

The Mayor for the City of Alexandria indicated that 6/2014 was the start date for the Re-Development project at Landmark Mall. This is 8 months later and not a single bull dozer or port-a-potty on site. What is going on with this redevelopment? A resident of Watergate at Landmark asked the General Manager of Landmark Mall about the details and was told that approval to demolish had been given, but that no approval to re-build was given. For 15 years we have been told nothing but false statements giving hope that this Mall would be re-built. We see nothing. We hear of meetings, we are given false hopes. This honestly must stop. Truthful statements need to be given from the City officials to the residents of the West End.

Susan (471) | User | January 25, 2015 - 1:57 PM

Please give us SOMETHING. This is our neighborhood, our lives. Zero information is just unacceptable.

Kristin (406) | User | January 20, 2015 - 7:28 AM

Where are the updates on this planned redevelopment?

Alexandria Resident100 (470) | User | January 11, 2015 - 3:56 PM

Get started and hurry up. We approve. GO. Anything would be better than the lousy stores and bad traffic patterns of today. The most frustrating this about this project has been the 6-10 year wait.

M from Landmark Mews (469) | User | January 2, 2015 - 9:24 AM

They are giving retailers until the end of the holiday season before demolition begins. They are expected to break ground in January. They already started working on the electrical issues (power lines were re-routed beneath ground this summer). So, yes, this is moving forward but demo will begin in winter.

E1234 (463) | User | October 10, 2014 - 11:08 AM

No future meetings are currently scheduled and construction is supposed to begin this Fall? Well, Fall has already started - what's the next step Hughes Corp? Let us know when to expect the demo!!

Josh (462) | User | September 27, 2014 - 9:07 AM

This conversation has been going on for 9 years.I am a tenant of Landmark Mall and this is most ridiculous thing I have witnessed in my life.I will believe when I see.

BRIAN (461) | User | September 18, 2014 - 8:06 PM