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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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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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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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