A place to park it

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Posted: May 20, 2013

The Winchester Star

Curbside parking was available for a few cars along Loudoun Street in the 1960s. Knowing that these spaces would be eliminated with the creation of a pedestrian mall, the city formed a Parking Authority that built the city’s first parking garage and created more off-street parking.
Winchester Parking Authority Chairman Richard Helm and Winchester Parking Authority Director Samantha Anderson pose on the seventh floor of the George Washington Autopark in the city’s downtown. (Photo by Ginger Perry/The Winchester Star)


In the 1960s, city leaders readily agreed that changes should be made along Loudoun Street to enhance the shopping experience by making it more pedestrian-friendly.



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