National Rebuilding Day in Del Ray

The Del Ray Citizens Association and the Del Ray Business Association  joined efforts to help freshen up a home in Del Ray for National Rebuilding Day! Rebuilding Together Alexandria organizes volunteers to repair and rehabilitate homes free of charge for those in need, including the elderly, persons with disabilities, military veterans and families with children.

Four Mile Run Park Leverages Crowdfunding for Tree Planting Initiative

Using the Citizinvestor crowdfunding platform, constituents of the Four Mile Run Park neighborhood are seeking to raise $2,000 for a tree planting initiative. Their donation page describes the fund raising initiative as: “The 4MR Park Community Fall Tree Planting is a community initiative in conjunction with the City of Alexandria’s Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities Read More …

Meeting to discuss preservation of Del Ray’s historic buildings

By Bill Hendrickson, DRCA president The city is beginning a process that will hopefully lead to greater recognition of more of Del Ray’s historic buildings as well as increased efforts to preserve them. This effort is especially aimed at preserving Del Ray’s many Art Deco and Streamline Moderne structures. A kickoff meeting will be held Read More …

City to hold kickoff meeting on possible Del Ray historic preservation plan

The city’s Department of Planning and Zoning will host a kickoff meeting to discuss two upcoming projects in Del Ray, a nonbinding residential pattern book and a survey of the Art Deco and Streamline Moderne buildings, on Monday, March 24, at 7 p.m. at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Ave. The two projects Read More …