It’s been an ongoing controversy for the park initially named after Colonel John Fitzgerald, a former slave owner. But, council members announced the new, official name of the park along the Alexandria waterfront: Waterfront Park.
Construction on King Street Waterfront Park, a new public plaza in Alexandria, will begin in April, with an expected opening date sometime in October. In 2019, Alexandria gets a tall ship as a permanent attraction.
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