Friday, April 28, 2006
On Saturday, April 29, the last car will be driven off the Bob Peck Chevrolet sales lot in Ballston – marking the end of one era and the start of a new commercial and residential life for this prime piece of real estate at the corner of Wilson Boulevard and Glebe Road, across from the Ballston Commons Mall. The Bob Peck showroom, with its sheets of tall, angled glass and "Back to the Future" retro-circular design, has been an architectural fixture in Northern Virginia for over 40 years, evening garnering the cover of US News and World Report when first built. The land has been sold to JBG Development, which is planning to build a 12-story office complex as well as four-story townhouses. The completion date is yet to be determined.