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Neighborhood Spotlight: Past Meets Present in Arlington Heights


This neighborhood is a time capsule of 100 years of architectural history… but can it keep up with modern changes?

The real estate market in Arlington Heights is thriving right now, as is the case for most spots in Arlington. So join the Keri Shull Team today as we share everything that you need to know about finding the right home and living in Arlington Heights.

And, as always, if you have any questions about Arlington real estate, contact the Keri Shull Team, the No. 1 top-selling real estate team in the Washington, D.C. area.

Where is Arlington Heights?

Arlington Heights is a neighborhood in Arlington County. It consists of 737 buildings across a residential neighborhood, bounded to the north by Arlington Blvd and to the south by State Route 244.

Arlington Heights is just to the south of Arlington’s main shopping and entertaining district, and it is just to the north-west of Alexandria. This means that residents can enjoy great things to do in Arlington, without sacrificing the options that would come with living in Alexandria. Considering how wonderful both cities are when it comes to dining and entertainment, this is a huge boon!

A Blast From the Past

Arlington Heights was initially a farming community, but the area saw a massive expansion of housing immediately before and after the Second World War. Because of this, you can actually trace architectural trends in America just by looking at the protected homes in Arlington Heights.

This unique growth pattern makes Arlington Heights a sort of time capsule for architectural styles, while also helping contribute to the fascinating community atmosphere in the neighborhood.

Arlington Heights was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2008, thanks to its architectural and historical significance.

Getting Around Arlington

Although Arlington Heights does not have a dedicated Metro stop, residents can still commute with ease.

Arlington Heights offers convenient access to some of the main throughways in the D.C. area. The neighborhood is bordered on three sides by major roads — Arlington Blvd lies to the north, Glebe Road to the west and Columbia Pike to the south. Because of this, people living in Arlington Heights should have no trouble taking advantage of everything on offer in Northern Virginia and the D.C. area.

Finally, Arlington Heights is notable for having great access for cyclists. With a Bike Score of 86, most commutes and daily errands can be accomplished via bike. This is great news for people looking to live on a budget in the Washington D.C. area or skip the infamous traffic of D.C.

Homes in the Heights

In general, houses in Arlington Heights hold their property value and appreciate well, meaning that buying a home in the neighborhood can be a smart investment for many people.

Almost all of the houses in Arlington Heights are detached single-family homes. However, there are also a small number of duplex homes, several garden-style apartment communities and a single high-rise apartment complex.

So, why are homes in such high demand in Arlington Heights? Residents of the neighborhood get to enjoy a unique, historic atmosphere without sacrificing the modern conveniences of living in Arlington. This means that if you want to find a home in Arlington Heights, you need to have every advantage that you can get!

How to Find a Home in Arlington Heights

At the Keri Shull Team, we have hundreds of off-market properties you cannot find online or anywhere else… and we want to give you priority access to these homes before they even go on the market!

And if you are selling a house in Arlington, it’s more important than ever to make sure you are taking the proper precautions to protect your investment. The best way to do that is to speak with a top-tier real estate agent and create a completely customized home selling strategy.

So what are you waiting for? Schedule a free, no-pressure consultation with one of our Real Estate Needs Analysts!

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Hello Everyone — You are invited to the final meeting of NAACP Arlington Branch NAACP for 2022
When: Dec 12, 2022, 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: 2022 General Membership Meeting — NAACP Arlington Branch
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After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

7:00 pm Meeting Opens.
7:30 pm Installation
8:00 pm Presentation/Q&A; by Dave Schutz on Ranked Choice Voting
8:30 pm Final Remarks and Comments by Newly Elected Members
9:00 pm Meeting Adjourns

Installation Official Robert N. Barnette, Jr. President, Virginia State Conference NAACP The President of the Virginia State Conference NAACP will serve as the Installation Official and provide remarks for our newly elected officers at the general membership.

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Join us December 10 & 11 for our Annual Handmade Holiday Workshop Series. We have a myriad of fun and festive programs from linoleum block wrapping paper printing and buttonhole book making workshops led by Eliza Clifford to a meditative grid workshop and Calligraphy Card Making with Anjelika Deogirikar. Join these wonderful artists and get creative this holiday season!

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Light Up Arlington – Clarendon Menorah Lighting

Join us as we celebrate the holiday of Chanukah! Enjoy delicious Latkes, hot cocoa, donuts and more!

Clarendon Menorah Lighting and Community Celebration

Experience the festival of lights!!

*Lighting of a giant 9 foot Menorah

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National Chamber Ensemble – Holiday Cheer!

NCE’s Holiday Concert will bring the finest classical masterpieces and holiday favorites together for the whole family. The festivities begin with Leroy Anderson’s classic “Sleigh Ride” and “Chanukkah Festival”, music from the Nutcracker and by J.S. Bach.

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