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Navid Roshan-Afshar

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Meridian Parklet Begins Construction On Greensboro Drive

October 28, 2014

The intersection of Solutions Drive and Greensboro Drive has become well known for the food truck scene in Tysons (until recently atleast) but it may become better known for an after work events space and parklet being constructed by property developer Meridian as part of their overall rezoning for the property. Greensboro Place proposes...
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My Tweets With Loudoun Supervisor Delgaudio Who Admits to Committing A Crime

October 24, 2014
The Loudoun Board of Supervisors shifted conservative in 2012, but many of the people who voted them might not have known they planned on shutting down a project that could help the commutes of tens of thousands of residents

On twitter last night I happened upon a tweet from Loudoun Supervisor Delgaudio, if you don’t know who he is try a google search, and noticed something peculiar. Supervisor Delgaudio was admitting to committing a crime and campaign no-no on twitter. He was quite proud of it in fact. So I thought I’d call...
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Tysons Food Truck Scene Being Killed By VDOT Over Regulation

October 22, 2014

Last month we alerted readers to police ticketing food truck vendors at one of the most popular spots in Tysons, Solutions Drive. The public road is directly adjacent to a dozen mid-rise office buildings, housing thousands of employees who enjoyed the lunch time options. It was starting to exceed even more popular spots in...
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Garfield Building At Scotts Run Station Progress Photos

October 20, 2014

Earlier this summer Cityline and JLB took a major step forward on their Garfield Parcel project at the corner of Anderson Road and Dolley Madison Boulevard by securing the site perimeter and beginning earthwork operations. The 425 unit apartment building has been a significant earthwork undertaking, with three levels of below ground parking, getting...
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Around The Corner

October 16, 2014

VDOT continues to push for a widening of Route 123, not in Vienna where it’s 4 lanes, not in McLean where it’s 4 lanes, but here in Tysons where the 6 lanes that currently exist don’t even have any congestion on them. Any traffic engineer who has ever been to Tysons (I doubt any...
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Ovation Vertical Walk Park Complete

October 14, 2014

It’s not the pedestrian solution to walkability most North Tysons residents have been hoping for, but it is a start at least. The Ovation apartment park (and walkway) connecting Park Crest with sidewalks along Westpark Drive is complete and looking pretty good. Benches, water features, a winding path as well as a curved stair...
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Capital One Street Grid Project Progressing

October 10, 2014

If you’ve taken the Silver Line through Tysons or driven on Route 123 recently you may have noticed the massive site work occurring on the Capital One campus on Colshire Drive. The project is part of the Capital One rezoning and is the first stage for the campus’ redevelopment which includes their ambitious 470′...
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Important Senate Debate Held In Tysons

October 8, 2014

The growing Tysons region is known for its business prowess and the escalating construction boom that has defined the skyline for a decade now, but last night’s US Senate debate between incumbent Mark Warner and challenger Ed Gillespie shows that Tysons is becoming an important political center as well. As the downtown of Fairfax...
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VITA Tower Nearly Complete

October 6, 2014

The cranes had come down last month but work continues on Tysons current tallest building VITA Apartments at One Tysons. The residential tower that is part of the overall Tysons Corner Center rezoning project has quickly become a dominant figure on the skyline on approach from either Route 7 or Route 123. The architecture...
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Tysons Construction Project Map

October 2, 2014

We have made some updates to our Tysons Construction Project Map to show new starts on road improvements along Garfield Drive and the newly started Elan West project on Tyco. Let us know if you see any other projects going on in Tysons not shown on the map. The map will always be accessible...
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Fall Construction Updates From MITRE Building 4

October 1, 2014

The last time we visited the new office building under construction within MITRE’s growing Tysons campus the future 14-story structure wasn’t much more than an excavated pit for the underground parking garage. The project is part of the Scotts Run Station rezoning by Cityline, but unlike other office buildings in Northern Virginia being built...
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