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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: 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: February 2021

Lost: February 2021

In 2020 the County went live with a new permitting system for planning, development and inspection services. The transition has been smooth. However, it did cause some confusion with how Preservation Arlington recorded and tracked demolition permits. This is part one two posts on trying to catch up. It is difficult to correlate the old info with the new info, but we do know that 39 permits had February dates on them. There are an additional three dozen homes that…

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LOST: September 2020

LOST: September 2020

In September there were a total of eight demolition permits applied for in Arlington County. All of them were for single family homes. Six of them are located in North Arlington and two in South Arlington. 66% (6 of 9) of the applications are speculative developments. September applications range greatly from 21 (2014) to 11 (2019). Four of the homes are located in the National Register Historic district. 4042 21st Street North is in the Cherrydale National Register Historic District…

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LOST: JULY 2020

LOST: JULY 2020

July was pretty slow with tear downs. A total of six permits were applied for this month and all were in North Arlington. A total of 13 in July 2019; July 2018 was 21; July 2017 was 6; July 2016 was 20; July 2015 was 32; and, July 2014 was 6. Two of the properties this month are in National Register Historic Districts. They are: 1904 North Oakland Street is in the Cherrydale National Register Historic District 2609 3rd Street…

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LOST: March 2020

LOST: March 2020

Last year March set a record for March permit applications. This year March beats that. A total of 24 permit applications — topping March 2019 by 4. The majority of the permits are for single family homes. Past March numbers are: March 2019 was 20; March 2018 was 11; March 2017 was 13; March 2016 was 16; March 2015 was 16; and, March 2014 was 9. Single Family: A total of 21 of the permits were for single-family homes; two…

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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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