Archive for “Verizon”

Carytown’s self-image?

Michael Paul Williams has a poke at the proposed development on Nansemond Street: The brouhaha over a proposed Carytown-area retail center is as much about self-image as it is about zoning or retail compatibility. Or, put another way: If the mystery anchor tenant turns out to be a Wal-Mart instead of a Whole Foods Market, […]

Don’t Big Box Carytown

One stance on the proposed development at the old Verizon building, from the Facebook for Don’t Big Box Carytown: An out-of-state developer has applied to put a national big-box retail chain store adjacent to the city’s oldest and most unique shopping district, Carytown. We want to preserve this historic district and its appeal by keeping […]