For Immediate Release: July 20, 2016
The American Planning Association Virginia Chapter has recognized the City of Alexandria’s Eisenhower West Small Area Plan with a 2016 Outstanding Plan Award. The Eisenhower West Plan was adopted by City Council in November 2015 after a 22-month long community engagement effort, spearheaded by the Eisenhower West Steering Committee. This Plan was also awarded the 2016 Excellence in Sustainability Award by the American Planning Association at the national conference in April 2016. Implementation of the Plan will be guided by the Eisenhower West/Landmark Van Dorn Implementation Advisory Group beginning in the Fall of 2016.
The City wishes to thank the Eisenhower West Steering Committee for their time and effort in leading the Plan through extensive engagement and final adoption as well as the lead consultant, SmithGroupJJR.