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Introducing the

Samuel Madden Redevelopment

Samuel Madden Redevelopment

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PHASE
COMMUNITY REVIEW

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LOCATION
ALEXANDRIA, VA

 A NEW GATEWAY TO ALEXANDRIA 

Public Open Space, Services, Retail and Affordable Housing

In partnership with the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Fairstead, Mill Creek Residential and The Communities Group will redevelop the Samuel Madden Homes in Old Town Alexandria. The team will create a sustainable mixed-use community with affordable and workforce housing, including brand new homes for current residents, retail and a new public open space with a playground and art installations.

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Hands Up

 SUSTAINABLE 
HOUSING
 

In line with Alexandria’s commitment to addressing the climate crisis, the team will be partnering with the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech to incorporate green design elements, strategies to reduce energy and water consumption, and pursue sustainability certifications.

 PUBLIC BENEFITS 

Apartment Building

HOUSING

The project will add over 530 units of high-quality affordable, workforce, and market-rate housing for families and individuals alike.

RETAIL

The plan envisions the creation of 12,500 square feet of neighborhood retail space.

COMMUNITY

The new space will feature a 13,200-square-foot early learning and childcare center run by Hopkins House and a 500-square-foot food hub run by Alive! Alexandria.

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Graphic Design Workspace