Power Plant Redevelopment Meeting on September 29th

On Wednesday, September 29 at 7 p.m., Hilco Redevelopment Partners (HRP) will host the forth in a series of virtual and open house community meetings regarding the transformation of the Potomac River Generating Site (PRGS) in the Old Town North of Alexandria. The area plan guiding this re-development includes several improvements and connections around the Mount Vernon Trail.

The meeting will focus on reviewing HRP’s first formal filing to the City for the project, known as the Coordinated Development District (CDD) Concept Plan #1. The community will have an opportunity to provide feedback and ask questions related to the proposed plan.

Registration information can be found below as well as in the attached flyer. For more information, please visit the City’s project website or HRP’s project website.

Zoom Registration Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mVb3_fDOQOWLZOl1yTJosQ

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Second Powerplant Redevelopment Meeting Set for April 29th

The City of Alexandria and Hilco will hold a second public meeting on April 29th at 6 p.m. to discuss the Old Town North Small Area Plan. The plan will guide redevelopment of the former power plant and includes multiple connections to the Mount Vernon Trail, including construction of a parallel pedestrian trail.

Conceptual plan for trails and a linear park for the redeveloped power plant property.

From the press release:

On Thursday, April 29 at 6 p.m., the City of Alexandria will host the second in a series of virtual community meetings regarding the transformation of the Potomac River Generating Site (PRGS) in the Old Town North. The City and the HRP Alexandria team are committed to engaging the community and obtaining feedback on this project and are working together to facilitate the best possible process during this challenging time. In-person community meetings will supplement online engagement throughout this process when public gatherings are again permitted.  

The meeting will focus on reviewing the 2017 Old Town North Small Area Plan (OTN SAP), which includes a framework for redevelopment on the site. Hilco Redevelopment Partners will also provide an update on implementation efforts since the Plan’s adoption.  

All webinar information can be found below as well as in our attached flyer. For more information, visit the City’s project website, Hilco Redevelopment Partners (HRP) project website,  

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact Jackie.Cato@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.3810, Virginia Relay 711.

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