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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: January 2021

LOST: January 2021

In January a total of fourteen demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. One was for a garden style apartment building owned by AHC, an affordable housing provider in Arlington. The remaining thirteen were single family homes. All but one of the homes were in North Arlington. At least five of the homes were speculative developments. Recent January numbers for comparison:2020: 152019 212018 192017 92016 132015 222014 12. Only three homes this month are located in the National Register…

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LOST: DECEMBER 2020

LOST: DECEMBER 2020

In December there were a total of twenty-one demolition permits applied for in Arlington County. One was for a commercial property in National Landing and one for a County building to make way for a new park. The remaining were nineteen were single family homes. All but one of the homes were in North Arlington. 70% of the permits are for speculative projects. In comparison, last December there were 7 demolition permits for single family homes. December demolition permits have…

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Plan Lee Highway Releases Historic Resources Report

Plan Lee Highway Releases Historic Resources Report

The Lee Highway Alliance and Plan Lee Highway team have released a Historic and Cultural Resources Report. This report covers research, documentation, and a survey of historic and cultural resources within the planning areas. The Lee Highway Historic and Cultural Resources Survey is a component of the larger “Plan Lee Highway” project, a long-range plan and comprehensive vision for the Lee Highway corridor. The Lee Highway Cultural Resources Survey consisted of the following tasks: 1) Meetings; 2) Background Research; 3)…

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LOST: June 2020

LOST: June 2020

This June may have been the slowest month for demolitions permits since we began tracking them in 2013. A total of four permits were applied for this month. A total of 9 permits were applied for in 2019, June 2018 was 17 permits, June 2017 was 20; June 2016 was 12; June 2015 was 29; and, June 2014 was 44. Two projects were speculative developments and one property, 1311 North Highland, sold for $1.25 million in January of this year….

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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: AUGUST 2019

LOST: AUGUST 2019

In August 2019, a total of twenty one (21) demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. This is the highest number for August in the past five years. As August 2018 was 10; August 2017 was 15; August 2016 was 19; August 2015 was 14; and, August 2014 was 8. This August 18 of the homes are in North Arlington and two were in South Arlington. Three are located in the Lyon Village National Register Historic District: 3162 21st…

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LOST: JULY 2019

LOST: JULY 2019

In July 2019, a total of thirteen (13) demolition permits were applied for in Arlington County. July has seen a wide range of permit applications over the years: July 2018 was 21; July 2017 was 6; July 2016 was 20; July 2015 was 32; and, July 2014 was 6. This July ten of the homes are in North Arlington and three were in South Arlington. Two are in National Register Historic Districts: 2916 Key Boulevard is in the Lyon Village…

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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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