A Tale Of YIMBYism

Northern Virginia suburbanites to tear down, redevelop their own near-transit neighborhood at higher densities.
September 21, 2004, 8am PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Poplar Terrace is a Vienna, VA subdivision with big yards and towering trees, built long before the nearby Metrorail station was ever imagined. Now, nearly all of the 70 homeowners have banded together to form a real estate collective that proposes to raze their 40-acre community and redevelop it as a cluster of more than 1,000 condominiums and townhouses.

Thanks to Dan Malouff

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Published on Monday, September 20, 2004 in The Washington Post


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