Fairlington has so much to offer and is one of Arlington’s best-kept secrets.
With immediate access to I-395 (and located adjacent to Shirlington), residents can easily get to downtown Washington, D.C. in minutes and many other key destinations throughout Northern Virginia and beyond.
The neighborhood dates back to the 1700s when it was owned by John Carlyle and even George Washington. In the 1930s, FDR enacted a decree to have the land developed for defense workers and their families. What you see as Fairlington today (primarily townhouse-type condominium apartments) was built in the 1940s as the largest housing project financed during World War II. Fairlington is listed on both the National Register of Historic Places and on the Virginia Landmarks Register.
A big draw to Fairlington is the access to many amazing neighborhood amenities, such as the Fairlington Community Center — which hosts a seasonal farmers market, and Fairlington Park featuring basketball courts, a fitness area and a playground. Fairlington is also a wonderful place for pets with a dedicated park (Utah Dog Park) and easy access to numerous trails including the famous Four-Mile Run Trail and the Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail.
Fairlington borders Alexandria and residents have easy access to the Bradlee Shopping Center which is anchored by a Fresh Market and it is just down the road from the Green Street Gardens of Virginia. Also, minutes away is Shirlington, a vibrant, welcoming, and diverse community that has everything you need whether craving food or entertainment. Check out my video and article on Shirlington here.
There is so much more to discover! Connect with neighborhood expert Sallie Seiy to learn more about Fairlington and other surrounding areas!
Sallie Seiy | 703-798-4666 | [email protected] | www.SallieSeiy.com | www.McEnearney.com | @soldbysallie on Instagram
Fairlington Neighborhood Links & Recommendations
- Fairlington Historic District
- Fairlington Historical Society
- Fairlington Community Center
- Fairlington Park
- Utah Dog Park
- Fairlington Farmers Market
- Four-Mile Run
- Washington and Old Dominion Trail
- Bradlee Shopping Center
Shirlington Neighborhood Links & Recommendations
- Signature Theater
- Shirlington Dog Park
- Le Village Marche
- One Two Kangaroo Toys
- F45 Training
- Dudley’s Sport & Ale
- Palette 22
- DAMN Good Burger Co.
- Best Buns Bread Company
- Taco + Pina
- Guapo’s Restaurant
- New District Brewing Company
- The Board Hound
- Astro Beer Hall — Coming Soon!
- Aroma Indian Restaurant
- The Energy Club
- The Muddy Mutt
- Peet’s Coffee & Tea
- Shirlington Bus Station
- Copperwood Tavern
- Ichiban Sushi House & Ramen
- Samuel Beckett’s Irish Gastro Pub
- Stellina Pizzeria
- Dogma Bakery
- Shirlington Animal Hospital
- AMC Shirlington 7
- Hardwood Artisans
- The Adara Spa
- Bearded Goat Barber
- Shirlington Library
- T.H.A.I in Shirlington
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