June 27, 2012
The green space includes a multi-purpose field, a "creative play" area, passive green space, and a water feature. The water feature is also a part of the water filtration system that helps AlexRenew comply with Virginia's Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act.
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Architectural and environmental challenge leads to unique developmental project.
On June 16, city council voted 7-0 in approval of Carlyle Plaza and Alex Renew's "green block," or about 5 acres of proposed green space off of Eisenhower Avenue. The project confronts several architectural and environmental challenges to provide an open green space for the growing number of residents and workers in the Carlyle Towers area.