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JOB OPENING: HISTORIC PRESERVATION

JOB OPENING: HISTORIC PRESERVATION

Arlington County currently has a job opening for a HISTORIC PRESERVATION PRINCIPAL PLANNER. This is an opportunity to be right in the middle of efforts here in Arlington County to preserve and manage our historic resources. Click HERE to see job listing on Arlington’s website. Applications are due February 28.

LOST: November 2018

LOST: November 2018

In November 2018, a total of thirteen (13) demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. November slows down quite a bit. In 2017, there were only 8 permits; 2016 was 28 (although only 15 were for single family homes); November 2015 was 17; November 2014 was 19; and November 2013 was 23. Single Family: Ten (10) of the permits were for single-family homes. All of which were in North Arlington. At least three of the permits were for speculative…

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For Sale:
One Owner Deed Restricted
Dutch Colonial in Lyon Village

For Sale:
One Owner Deed Restricted
Dutch Colonial in Lyon Village

Built in 1926 by the grandparents, 2718 18th Street has always been dear to the family. The family would like to see the next caretaker of the home enjoy it and cherish it as much. In order to guarantee this, the family has placed a deed restriction on the property that it cannot be torn down and must remain a Dutch Colonial with front porch facing 18th Street North. It is a gorgeous home sitting nicely on a quiet street….

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Upcoming Hearing:
HALRB, October 17

Upcoming Hearing:
HALRB, October 17

The October meeting of the HALRB (Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board) will begin at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, October 17. The Agenda includes: COA Consent Agenda for: 301 North Glebe Road, a request to replace the existing signage, in the Buckingham Village Historic District. 2911 23rd Street North, a request to install a skylight or center-pivot roof window on the rear slope of the roof, remove and install a new vent, and install a/c heat pumps on the side…

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Lost: June 2018

Lost: June 2018

In June 2018, a total of seventeen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. June is one of the more active months for application of demolition permits and previous years had similar numbers: June 2017 was 20; June 2016 was 12; June 2015 was 29; and, June 2014 was 44. Single Family: All but one of the permits were for single-family homes. Three of the permits were in South Arlington. Thirteen of the six permits were for speculative developments….

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LOST: January 2018

LOST: January 2018

In January 2018, a total of nineteen (19) demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. In comparison, January 2017 was 9; January 2016 was 13; January 2015 was 22; and, January 2014 was 12; Single Family: All but one of the permits are for single-family homes and all but one are located in in north Arlington. At least thirteen of the projects are speculative developments. One of the homes was bought by Arlington County to provide a third access…

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LOST: December 2017

LOST: December 2017

In December 2017, a total of nine (9) demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. In comparison, December 2016 was 10; December 2015 was 10; December 2014 was 15; and December 2013 was 11. Single Family: All of the permits are for single-family homes and all are located in in north Arlington. At least seven of the projects are speculative developments. None of the homes are located in a National Register Historic Districts: Totals for 2017 Homes: 158 –…

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LOST: November 2017

LOST: November 2017

In November 2017, a total of eight (8) demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. In comparison, November 2016 was 28 (although only 15 were for single family homes); November 2015 was 17; November 2014 was 19; and November 2013 was 23. Single Family: All but one of the permits are for single-family homes and all are located in in north Arlington. At least six of the projects are speculative developments. Two of the homes are located in National…

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LOST: June 2017

LOST: June 2017

In June 2017, a total of seventeen (17) demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. In comparison, June 2016 was 12; June 2015 was 28; and June 2014 was 44. Single Family: Fourteen are for single-family homes all of which were located in North Arlington. At least ten of the projects are speculative developments. Two homes are located in National Register Historic Districts: 4404 20th Street North, Waverly Hills National Register Historic District 1801 North Bryan Street, Lyon Village…

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World War I Commemoration Task Force Formed

World War I Commemoration Task Force Formed

At their January 31 meeting, the Arlington County Board appointed a World War I Commemoration Task Force, along with other appointments. WWI Commemoration Task Force members include: Cathy Hix as the Arlington Public Schools representative; Gabriel Perez and James Nicholson, as the Arlington Public Schools High School Student representatives; Sara Steinberger and Mitchell Zink, as the HALRB representatives; Carl Lankowski and J. Brinton Rowdybush as the Arlington Sister Cities Association representatives; Karl VanNewkirk, as the Arlington Historical Society representative; Craig…

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