Fairfax County approves Tysons project featuring what would be region’s tallest building

Move over, Capital One – a new Tysons skyscraper is now on track become the region’s tallest building.

Clemente Development Co.’s massive View at Tysons development, to include the 600-foot-tall Iconic Tower, earned unanimous approval Tuesday from the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. With 3 million square feet of mixed-use planned across six buildings virtually adjacent to the Spring Hill Metro station, the View becomes one of the largest developments ever approved in Tysons. And it’s set to completely transform the western section of the neighborhood, which has not seen as much development as other sections of Tysons since the county approved massive increases in density limits 10 years ago.

The project is set to include up to 1.14 million square feet of residential space, providing a huge infusion of apartments for the area, which is still largely dominated by offices, car dealerships and surface parking lots. County officials have been especially keen to add more housing…

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