Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fri 6/29/12

Alexandria, Va.–Eisenhower West n’hood–The DMV is in the center of this multi-family housing residential n’hood, Avalon at Cameron Court, which is a gated n’hood (see both sides).  The apt. complex has gotten bad reviews, which mention the noisy trains and … Continue reading

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Thu 6/28/12

Bailey’s Crossroads, Va.–new high-rise construction, Goodwin House, which is elderly housing on S. Jefferson St.  Numerous tall buildings in Bailey’s Crossroads as they originally thought they’d be getting Metro.  Some kind of defense building at 5600 Columbia Pike.  Signs referencing … Continue reading

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Tue 6/26/12

Baltimore, Md.–starting at Harbor East, a roundabout with an interesting statue; here’s the view looking down Lancaster St. (which is on the water);  here’s what the pictures call Marina Tower (like a big tree house); looking back on Lancaster St. … Continue reading

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Sun 6/24/12

Bailey’s Crossroads, Va.–(in Fairfax County on the Arlington line)–sign that you’re leaving Arlington, Virginia; Bailey’s Crossing, new luxury apartments with an Alexandria address; across the street is Skyline Village, brick townhomes with enclosing (but not gated) wall; Calvary Baptist Church, … Continue reading

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Sat 6/23/12

Arlington, Va.–Columbia Forest neighborhood–Here’s a small park behind Infinity Apartments.  Older homes on the same street with a mid/high-rise in the background.  See the looming skyscraper as we head down S. George Mason Dr.  Fancy brick roadway entrance to S. … Continue reading

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Fri 6/22/12

Arlington, Va.–heading west on Columbia Pike from Four Mile Run Rd.; Infinity Apartment Homes (4 – 6 stories); see this news post about a potty-mouthed prostitute at 5000 Columbia Pike; McDonald’s is just another storefront in this strip mall.  The … Continue reading

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Sun 6/17/12

Mooresville, N.C.–Lowe’s headquarters, which has a gated entrance. Waterlynn—the entrance; some TND elements (alleys with garages facing back in a few areas); mostly single-family homes with garages facing front though; raised (and fenced) front yards in one area; a corner … Continue reading

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