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Letter: Arlington leaders playing favorites with Langston Blvd. plan

Editor: Despite community feedback and concerns about the proposed development of Langston Boulevard, we remain extremely disappointed at the county government’s preliminary concept plan for Area 5, which incorporates the North Highlands and Lyon Village areas. We are proud residents...

Events, walking tours focus on future of Langston Blvd.

Two upcoming community events will focus on the county government’s plans for the Langston Boulevard corridor. The Langston Boulevard Alliance will host information tents and walking tours along two different segments of the 5-mile stretch of roadway that runs from...

Letter: Coverage of Langston Blvd. plan misinterprets survey results

Editor: I am concerned about an apparent leap of logic in your Aug. 25 article on the Langston Boulevard planning study. You noted a fact about the county-government survey on the study (that adding affordable-housing options to the corridor ranked...

Plan seeks increasing urbanization along Langston Blvd. corridor

Once the Arlington County government wraps up imposing its will on residents increasingly concerned about the “Missing Middle” zoning free-for-all later this year, it is likely to turn its attention to facilitating increased urbanization of the Langston Boulevard corridor. County...

Fairfax may not follow Arlington’s lead on highway renaming

It’s possible Fairfax County will not be following Arlington’s lead in renaming its stretch of U.S. Route 29 as “Langston Boulevard.” Fairfax County supervisors wish to rename Lee and Lee-Jackson Memorial highways because of their associations with Confederate Gens. Robert...

Staff takes heat as Langston Blvd. planning process rolls on

As the Arlington County government’s efforts to “reimagine” the future of Langston Boulevard (née Lee Highway) along its 5-mile length from Rosslyn to East Falls Church roll ahead, suspicions in the public about the motivations behind the effort continue. At...

Mother-daughter team pens book about Langston Blvd. name

The mother-daughter team of Arrington and Nadia Conyers recently penned and released a new children’s book – “From Lee Highway to Langston Boulevard” – which chronicles the name change of an Arlington roadway and the reasons behind it. “Written in...

So long, ‘Lee Hwy.’ Hello, ‘Langston Blvd.’

Arlington County Board members on July 17 voted unanimously to rename “Lee Highway” as “Langston Boulevard” along its 5.2-mile journey from Rosslyn west to East Falls Church. The matter was effectively a foregone conclusion after the General Assembly gave the...
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