Can Alexandria Breathe New Life into a “Dead Mall”?

Rendering of new Landmark site with new green space and mixed use buildings. (Source: City of Alexandria)

Rendering of new Landmark site with new green space and mixed use buildings. (Source: City of Alexandria)

In the West End of Alexandria, there are plans to replace a defunct shopping mall with a neighborhood where people can live and do some of their day-to-day errands without having to get into a car. The redevelopment promises to provide new opportunities for the area, but new buildings alone cannot ensure a successful place to live and work.

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