Fort Norfolk has been "the last frontier" for waterfront development. Where's it headed now?



Slivers of the waterfront poke through chain-link fences in Fort Norfolk, a quasi-industrial section of downtown with a chronic identity crisis.

The area, named for the barracks that famously helped protect the city during the War of 1812, has been considered “the last frontier” of waterfront development in Norfolk. But the challenges of multiple landholders, swings in the real-estate market, sea-level rise and the changing appetites of developers have kept it in limbo...

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