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On Saturday, December 20, from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m., the Lee Center complex, at 1108 Jefferson St., will be closed due to building system upgrades.

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 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  June 18, 2008     

Community Meeting on Proposed Pocket Park at 1 and 7 East Del Ray Avenue,
Thursday, June 26

The public is invited to attend a community meeting to discuss the park planning and design process for the property at 1 and 7 East Del Ray Avenue. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 26 at 7 p.m. at the Mount Vernon Recreation Center, 2701 Commonwealth Avenue. The property was acquired in January 2008 as part of the City’s Pocket Park Program.

The purpose of the meeting is to gather input from the community about potential park elements that would support a passive, neighborhood use of the property. City staff will use the ideas generated from this meeting to draft and to finalize the park design. The design will then be forwarded for a public hearing and approval by the Alexandria Park and Recreation Commission.

Pocket parks are designed to meet the needs of those who live or work within about a tenth of a mile of their location. They are less than 20,000 square feet, and may include such elements as public gardens, seating areas, passive open space, landscaped areas, important natural features, or trees.

Persons unable to attend the meeting can send written comments to the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Activities, Attention: Laura Durham, 1108 Jefferson St., Alexandria, VA 22314, or e-mail laura.durham@alexandriava.gov.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the City’s Human Rights Code and the Americans with Disabilities Act. To request a reasonable accommodation or to request materials in an alternative format, please call Laura Durham, Open Space Coordinator, at 703.838.5095, ext. 350 (TTY 703.838.4902), or e-mail laura.durham@alexandriava.gov.

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