Category Archives: Virginia

Tue 12/13/16

Merrifield, Va.–The StreetView of Avenir Pl. has finally posted, stamp date being October 2016.  Low-rise retail buildings from the massive parking garage on this side, opposite 6-story (mostly) residential buildings with a Harris Teeter store on the ground level.  A … Continue reading

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Wed 6/1/16

McLean, Va.–heading south down Old Dominion Dr. from center of town, this looks like an office building but houses retail, including a Chipotle restaurant at the front corner.  This retail building next to it has more of a western flavor. … Continue reading

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Tue 5/31/16

McLean, Va.–A new mixed-use building, called The Signet, broke ground last week, at 6900 Fleetwood Rd. (near the center of town).  It will have 123 one-bedroom (plus den) residential units on six floors above the ground level of retail.  Here is … Continue reading

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Fri 5/20/16

McLean, Va.–Went through downtown McLean, which comprises what Fairfax County has labelled a Commercial Revitalization District (CRD).  The back side of the town’s grocery store (Giant) doesn’t look like it belongs in the richest zip code (or thereabouts) of the region, … Continue reading

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Fri 5/13/16

Dunn Loring, Va.–started at International Dr. in Tysons (at intersection with Rte. 123) and headed south, crossing Rte. 7, onto Gallows Dr.  Dunn Loring has 8800 people over a tiny 2.0 square mile area, with an average household income of … Continue reading

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Wed 5/11/16

McLean, Va.–Started at Anderson Rd. in Tysons.  Buildings under construction at the corner of Chain Bridge Rd.  Heading down  Chain Bridge, here’s a handsome newer residential condo building (Morgan at McLean – built 2007).  Continuing down Chain Bridge, here is … Continue reading

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Virginia Development

Tysons Corner Tysons – Map of Major Developments Fairfax County – other places Future of Richmond Highway (from Fairfax County website) – 4/25/16

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