Thursday, March 29, 2012
Fences are down. Digging has started
These properties were acquired 5 years ago by the City of Alexandria with Open Space Funds to fulfill the vision for the park started with the 2003 Arlandria Plan and coalesced into a reality under the broader Four Mile Run Master Plan created in conjunction with Arlington County.
Though stalled for several years, the generous labor of community volunteers and the ardent support of a group of activist architects, known as Architects Anonymous, created a framework that is now finally being implemented.
The plaza along with the Four Mile Run building to the north, which was also rehabilitated with volunteer efforts, will be the site of performing arts, environmental education and the volunteer run Four Mile Run Farmers and Artisans Market (4MRMarket) on Sundays.