Share your input by December 5, 2022

You're invited to review project materials and provide input on the 2201 Arlington Blvd. – The Arva site plan application.

Feedback is focused on Land Use, Building Form and Architecture, Open Space, Transportation and Parking, and Sustainability, with an opportunity to provide other comments as well. 

Project materials:

All comments will be compiled and posted after the feedback window has closed. Additional opportunities to provide input are outlined on the project page

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What is your role or connection to this project?

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Type your comments in the appropriate text box(es) below. Each text box permits up to 500 characters. If you have comments about a topic that is not listed, please use the final text box to submit them.

Land Use

overhead view of site

As you respond, consider the following questions:

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Share your comments on land use in the proposed plan.

Building Form and Architecture

As you respond, consider the following questions:

  • Is the proposed architecture consistent with the Special Land Use Study
  • Is the proposed recreation of historic elements sufficient? Or should the original sign and lobby structures be preserved?

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Share your comments on building form and architecture in the proposed plan.

Open Space

 

map of open space features at site

 

As you respond, consider the following questions:

  • Are there opportunities to improve the site landscaping, especially in regard to fulfilling the intent of the study document for native plants, pollinators, and screening from neighboring properties? 
  • Does the proposed development sufficiently connect with nature?

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Share your comments on open space in the proposed plan.

Transportation and Parking

different elements of a shared street

As you respond, consider the following questions:

  • Should above-grade parking be eliminated to improve site design, even though it would likely reduce the number of parking spaces? 
  • Does the site have enough parking? Too much?
  • How can the shared street be improved to better connect it with nature?

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Share your comments on transportation and parking in the proposed plan.

Sustainability 

As you respond, consider the following questions:

  • Is LEED Gold sufficient given the Special Land Use Study's emphasis on connections to nature? 
  • Are there sustainability strategies the developer should pursue other than LEED Gold?

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Share your comments on sustainability in the proposed plan.

Other 

Share any other comments you have about the proposed plan. A topic to consider:

  • To build the proposed development, the developer needs to earn additional density by providing additional community benefits – such as public open space, public facilities, transportation improvements, and/or affordable housing. Which would you prioritize for this site?

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Share your comments.

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