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LOST: AUGUST 2022

LOST: AUGUST 2022

August recorded a total of twenty demolition permits applications in Arlington County. Nineteen are for single family homes and one is for a commercial property. The commercial property was purchased by Arlington County for $3.4 million and will be demolished. Of the homes, three are in South Arlington. It is remarkable to note that seven of the homes were sold recently for over $1million. Seven homes are in National Register Historic Districts and would be eligible for tax incentives if…

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Viewsheds

Viewsheds

In multiple stories about the history of Arlington you hear about people seeing great distances from some of the old homes. You hear stories about people taking time at The Glebe House and enjoy the view towards the City from the cupola on top. Or in other stories from the Civil War there are discussions of how troop movements and skirmishes were visible from other structures in the County. The site of the Febrey-Lothrop House is one of those sites….

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LOST: July 2022

LOST: July 2022

July recorded a total of nineteen demolition permits applications in Arlington County. All are for single family homes. Of the homes, only one is in South Arlington. One house of special note is 3575 Roberts Lane, an 1890 house on almost 75,000 sf. Once a much larger parcel, It was one of a handful of homes which sat up on the Palisades of the Potomac River, Two of the homes are in National Register Historic District and could have been…

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LOST: June 2022

LOST: June 2022

In June a total of fourteen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. Ten were for single family homes; three were for a collection of Garden Apartments and one was for a commercial building. Of the homes, only one is in South Arlington and it was purchased by Arlington County for the expansion of Fort Scott Park. Summary below: Two of the homes are in National Register Historic District and could have been renovated or remodeled and taken advantage…

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LOST: May 2022

LOST: May 2022

In May a total of twelve demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. All demolition permits were for single family homes. One is in South Arlington with the rest in North Arlington. Summary below: Three of the homes are in National Register Historic District and could have been renovated or remodeled and taken advantage of state and federal tax credits for historic properties:1904 North Taylor Street is in the Cherrydale National Register Historic District4408 20th Road North is in…

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LOST: April 2022

LOST: April 2022

In April a total of eighteen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. All demolition permits were for single family homes. Two are in South Arlington with the rest in North Arlington. Summary below: Eight of the homes are in a National Register Historic District:719 21st Street South is located in the Aurora Highlands National Register Historic District 828 25th Street South is located in the Aurora Highlands National Register Historic District1609 North Stafford Street is located in the…

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LOST: March 2022

LOST: March 2022

In March a total of five demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. Eleven of the demolition permits were for single family homes. The other two were for a the demolition of the Crystal City Water Park and for a church being demolished as part of an approved siteplan in the Ballston area. Of the homes, all but one were in North Arlington: Three of the homes are located in a National Register Historic District:1020 19th Street South is…

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LOST: February 2022

LOST: February 2022

In February a total of five demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. All demolition permits were for single family homes. Three were in North Arlington and two in South Arlington. Summary below: Only one property is located in a National Register Historic District:643 23rd Street South is located in the Aurora Highlands National Register Historic District

LOST: January 2022

LOST: January 2022

In January a total of fourteen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. One was for a commercial renovation and one for demolition of an accessory building. The remaining twelve demolition permits were for single family homes and all but one were in North Arlington. Summary below: The seven properties in National Register Historic Districts include:904 North Irving Street is located in the Ashton Heights National Register Historic District520 North Monroe Street is located in the Ashton Heights National…

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LOST: 4th QUARTER 2021 & Year End

LOST: 4th QUARTER 2021 & Year End

The big news for 2021 is: 26 homes were purchased for over $1 million and then demolished. A home was purchased for $1.7 million in Ashton Heights and demolished. At least a dozen of the homes purchased over a $1 million were bought by developers and demolished. Fourteen of these homes over $1 million are located in one of Arlington’s National Register Historic Districts. Two homes demolished are in the Maywood Local Historic District, one due to fire damage Summary…

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