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Fabulous Farmhouse in Fostoria for Sale

Fabulous Farmhouse in Fostoria for Sale

Fostoria is a wonderful subdivision within the larger Westover neighborhood and was once a stop on the electric rail line back to jobs in Washington, DC. Today it is an extremely accessible community just steps from the Westover shops and restaurants with easy access to the Custis Bike Trail and the East Falls Church Metro. This is a rare opportunity to take on the ownership of a wonderful 19th century farmhouse that was meticulously restored (the owner even wrote a…

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Upcoming Hearing: HALRB on May 16

Upcoming Hearing: HALRB on May 16

The May meeting of the HALRB (Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board) will begin at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, May 16. The agenda includes: COA Consent Agenda for: 2330 North Jackson Street, a request to enclose the rear porch and other minor alterations to the house in the Maywood Historic District, click for staff report; 3402 21st Avenue North, a request to replace and remove a section of the existing driveway and other minor alterations to the site in the…

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Upcoming Hearing:
HALRB, October 19
Ball Cemetery Historic Designation

Upcoming Hearing:
HALRB, October 19
Ball Cemetery Historic Designation

The October meeting of the HALRB (Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board) will be begin at 7:30 PM on Wednesday, October 19. The very full agenda includes: Modifications requested in the Maywood Local Historic District; Arlington Historical Society (owners) request to install a stone outline of a previous addition to the Ball-Sellers House Historic District; Modifications to 2900 Columbia Pike, a historic structure in the Columbia Pike Form Based Code; Blue Goose Historic Marker presentation and discussion; Chairman’s Report on…

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Arlington’s Most
Endangered Historic Places
— 2015

Arlington’s Most
Endangered Historic Places
— 2015

As Preservation Month comes to an end, Preservation Arlington is putting forward the 2015 Most Endangered Historic Places List to heighten awareness of historic sites and resources in the county and to inspire advocacy on behalf of preservation within the Arlington community. For 2015 we are also highlighting several items on a “watch list” as the story for these sites is still being told and it is hopeful it will continue in a positive manner. Dive Bars. With the closing…

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Preserved & Developed:
Washington/Torreyson Farm House

Preserved & Developed:
Washington/Torreyson Farm House

Preserved & Developed is a series of articles by Preservation Arlington highlighting local development projects that have involved both development of a site and preservation of historic resources. The projects highlight a wide range of challenges and solutions over many years. At the time they were completed the projects represented a commitment by the developer and the community to embrace the future and preserve the past. Preservation Arlington is awarding each project a gold, silver, or bronze star based on…

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Preserved & Developed: Swanson Middle School

Preserved & Developed: Swanson Middle School

Preserved & Developed is a series of articles by Preservation Arlington highlighting local development projects that have involved both development of a site and preservation of historic resources. The projects highlight a wide range of challenges and solutions over many years. At the time they were completed the projects represented a commitment by the developer and the community to embrace the future and preserve the past. Preservation Arlington is awarding each project a gold, silver, or bronze star based on…

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