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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: April 2020

LOST: April 2020

April pretty much matches other April numbers. This year there were 12 demo permits. Last year was 12. This year it was 11 houses and one commercial building. Last year it was too. In previous years: April 2018 being 9 permits; April 2017 was 17; April 2016 was 11; April 2015 was 18; and, April 2014 was 22; Single Family: Eleven of the twelve permits were for single-family homes; and one permit is for a commercial building the county purchased…

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LOST: February 2020

LOST: February 2020

In February 2020, a total of seven demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. January also starts with a higher number of demos. In comparison, February 2019 was 23, February 2018 was 16, February 2017 was 12; February 2016 was 23; February 2015 was 15; and, February 2014 was 11; All of the permits are for single family homes and all are in North Arlington. Two of the homes are in National Register Historic Districts: 641 North Lincoln Street…

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LOST: December 2019

LOST: December 2019

In December 2019, a total of seven demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. In comparison most Decembers are also slow, but this was the slowest. In December 2018 12; December 2017 9; December 2016 was 10; December 2015 was 10; December 2014 was 15; and December 2013 was 11. All are for single family homes. An interesting component this month is that several of the homes are owned by people who have owned them for several years. Only…

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LOST: May 2019

LOST: May 2019

May is in full swing with over 60% of the demo permits being for speculative developments. All eleven were for single family homes in North Arlington. May usually has more permits with May 2018 being 16 permits; May 2017 was 22; May 2016 was 17; May 2015 was 18; and, May 2014 was 22 Single Family: Of the 11 permits for single family homes, all were in North Arlington. Several were also located in a National Register Historic Districts: 3214…

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LOST: March 2019

LOST: March 2019

March brings the start of Spring and the start of construction in Arlington. This March had more applications than any of the last months of March. There were a total of 20 applications for demolition permits. All are for single family homes. In comparison, March 2018 was 11; March 2017 was 13; March 2016 was 16; March 2015 was 16; and, March 2014 was 9. Single Family: All 20 of the permits were for single-family homes. Three were in South…

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Lost: July 2018

Lost: July 2018

In July 2018, a total of twenty-one (21) demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. July is an interesting month with great variation in the number of application for demolition permits with previous years proving this: July 2017 was 6; July 2016 was 20; July 2015 was 32; and, July 2014 was 6. Single Family: Seventeen (17) of the permits were for single-family homes. One of which was in South Arlington. At least twelve of the permits were for…

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LOST: May 2018

LOST: May 2018

In May 2018, a total of sixteen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. May is usually a busy month for demolition permits and previous years had similar numbers: May 2017 was 22; May 2016 was 17; May 2015 was 18; and, May 2014 was 22. Single Family: All of the permits are for single-family homes. Two of the permits were in South Arlington. Thirteen of the sixteen permits were for speculative developments. One of the permits was a…

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