The car repair shops on Columbia Pike between Powell Lane and Madison Lane have closed and will be demolished. Construction of a housing project on that site that had been approved over 10 years ago is expected to start within the next few months. [More on that later.]
Rosslyn Auto Body, which has been there for about 25 years, has relocated to Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria. Nicholl’s Imported and Domestic Car Service, which had been next door, will reopen on Lee Highway in Fairfax under a new name, MTR Auto Service, in about two weeks, says Manager Marvin Salvador.