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Month: October 2015

LOST: September 2015

LOST: September 2015

In September 2015, a total of twenty-two (22) demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. Ten were for single-family homes in North Arlington, one of which is located in the Lyon Park National Register Historic District (2910 2nd Road North). Nine of the properties are a collection of garden apartment buildings, known as the George Washington Carver Homes, and are an important part of Arlington’s African American History. The HALRB is working with the developer to place a historical…

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You are Invited:
Exhibition Opening, Columbia Pike

You are Invited:
Exhibition Opening, Columbia Pike

In August, Presevation Arlington highlighted the publication of a fantastic new photo book documenting Columbia Pike (read our Arlington Bookshelf article). Now their exciting exhibition is slated to open next week (read more from ArlNow). You are invited to attend the exhibition opening and booksigning for: Living Diversity: The Columbia Pike Documentary Project Saturday October 17, 2015 3:00 to 5:00 PM Arlington Mill Community Center 909 South Dinwiddie Street Arlington VIrginia 22204 The exhibition will open at 1:00 pm. The…

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I Love My Historic House: VanderPoel in Lyon Village

I Love My Historic House: VanderPoel in Lyon Village

In this series, homeowners answer five short questions about living in an older or historic Arlington home. Our latest entry in this series comes from Lyon Village, one of Arlington’s first National Register communities. Peter VanderPoel, AIA, who has his own architecture/design firm VanderPoel Architecture, has expanded his living space to accommodate the needs of his family while replicating the design and details of the original home while sensitively placing the mass of the addition to maintain the house‚Äôs presence…

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