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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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LOST: September 2021

LOST: September 2021

In late 2020 the County went “live” with a new permitting system. In such demolition permits are tracked differently and we are still catching up to the new system. As of September we are up to date but plan to resolve a few issues by the end of the year. In September a total of twenty demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. All were for single family homes. Three of the homes were in South Arlington while the…

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LOST: August 2021

LOST: August 2021

In late 2020 the County went “live” with a new permitting system. In such demolition permits are tracked differently and we are still catching up to the new system. In August a total of fourteen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. All were for single family homes. One of the homes was in South Arlington while the rest are in North Arlington. At least nine are speculative developments. One of the homes being demolished was recently purchased for…

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LOST: July 2021

LOST: July 2021

In late 2020 the County went “live” with a new permitting system. In such demolition permits are tracked differently and we are still catching up to the new system. In July a total of fourteen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. All were for single family homes. Three of the homes are in South Arlington while the rest are in North Arlington. At least nine are speculative developments. One of the homes being demolished was recently purchased for…

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LOST: June 2021

LOST: June 2021

In late 2020 the County went “live” with a new permitting system. In such demolition permits are tracked differently and we are still catching up to the new system. In June a total of fourteen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. All were for single family homes. Two of the homes are in South Arlington while the rest are in North Arlington. At least nine are speculative developments. One of the homes being demolished was recently purchased for…

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NEW Arlington Bookshelf:
LOST Arlington County

NEW Arlington Bookshelf:
LOST Arlington County

A new book chronicling Arlington’s history will be released on Monday, September 13. The book highlights places and stories that made Arlington what it is today but are no longer here. Learn more about our community and how it came to be through these places of yesterday. Arlington began three centuries ago as the farm section of Alexandria County and emerged in the 1900s as a vibrant suburb of the nation’s capital. Global notice came after the creation and expansion…

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LOST: May 2021

LOST: May 2021

In late 2020 the County went “live” with a new permitting system. In such demolition permits are tracked differently and we are still catching up to the new system. In May a total of seventeen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. Ten were for single family homes and seven of them were for a collection of commercial properties at the Court House Metro. Of the homes, two are in South Arlington and at least four are speculative developments….

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LOST: April 2021

LOST: April 2021

In late 2020 the County went “live” with a new permitting system. In such demolition permits are tracked differently and we are still catching up to the new system. In April a total of thirteen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. Eleven were for single family homes and two were for a commercial properties. Of the homes, three are in South Arlington and at least four are speculative developments. One of the commercial properties is the former Doctor’s…

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Fabulous Farmhouse in Fostoria for Sale

Fabulous Farmhouse in Fostoria for Sale

Fostoria is a wonderful subdivision within the larger Westover neighborhood and was once a stop on the electric rail line back to jobs in Washington, DC. Today it is an extremely accessible community just steps from the Westover shops and restaurants with easy access to the Custis Bike Trail and the East Falls Church Metro. This is a rare opportunity to take on the ownership of a wonderful 19th century farmhouse that was meticulously restored (the owner even wrote a…

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