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Arlington View Neighborhood – Arlington Virginia
Arlington View neighborhood is located in the 22204 Zip Code and is bounded by Washington Boulevard and Columbia Pike on the north, Army Navy Country Club on the south, Shirley Highway on the east, and Rolfe Street on the west in South Arlington.
Comprised of sixty-two acres, Arlington View has a convenient location in the shadow of Washington DC, and also just eight minutes from Amazon HQ2.
Roughly 1,500 people live here, and most of them use a car as their primary mode of transportation since Arlington View has a transit score of 66, a bike score of 57, and a walk score of 48.
Arlington View is an upper middle-class community with a Median Household Income of $77,371.
Approximately 65% of the residents have executive, management or professional jobs, while 21% is in the sales and service sector and 12% have state and federal positions, with 1.3% in the military.
Sixty-three percent (63%) of these residents hold college degrees of which 30% are advanced degrees.
Arlington View has more single residents at 49% while married residents are at 34%. Homeowners, on the other hand, are at 21% with renters at a high of 79%.
Looking for a really diverse neighborhood? Then Arlington View should be your choice with a diversity index of 96, with whites and blacks almost evenly split at 39% and 38% respectively.
The History of Arlington View
This well-established community has a rich history stretching back more than 250 years. This vibrant heritage contributes to the neighborhood’s strong sense of community.
Originally, present-day Arlington View was known as Johnson’s Hill. In the early 1700s, the area was a farm divided into four sections, three of which were sold in the late 1800s to former slaves.
The northwest corner of Johnson’s Hill was sold to the Gray family, and their descendants still reside in the community to this day. The Gray family built Arlington’s first brick townhome here, and it remains today. A lovely middle-class, predominately black neighborhood grew around Gray’s townhome.
By the 1950s, Arlington View had declined, so a group of motivated residents formed a neighborhood group to clean up and restore the area. Though the neighborhood has no historical markers, there are many sites that display its rich heritage. The Mount Olive Baptist Church is an excellent example, having moved to Arlington View in 1932 and continuing to operate today with services every Sunday.
Another historical point of interest in the community is the Hoffman-Boston School building, which was established in 1916 and today is home to a Head Start program for children, continuing education for adults, and other educational programs.
Real Estate in Arlington View
The majority of the Arlington View housing market is dominated by large apartment complexes, a popular one being Arlington View Terrace Apartments. The units in these apartment buildings are mostly small (studios to 2 bedrooms) and a few medium (3 – 4 bedrooms).
For the small percentage of single-family homes in Arlington view, they come in a wide variety of architectural styles, which include federal-style Colonial townhomes, wooden bungalows, ranches, tract homes circa the 1950s, and small brick houses constructed in the 1940s.
Generally speaking, Arlington View real estate tends to be affordable, but because of the diversity of houses, listing prices fall across an extensive range. This is an excellent place to find older homes ready for rehab, but you can also easily find beautiful properties recently restored or remodeled.
- Median Home Price is $440,286
- Average Rental Price is $2,177
Benefits of Living in Arlington View
Arlington View has an active civic association that strives to continually preserve the residents’ quality of life and residential status. One of the benefits of living in Arlington View is its tranquility. Although an urban community, living here affords residents a quiet suburban atmosphere with simultaneous, seemingly effortless access to the city and all of its exciting entertainment, recreation, shopping, and dining opportunities. While seemingly contained, the neighborhood has easy access to major transportation routes, which make reaching all of these desirable destinations a breeze. Only ten minutes to Ronald Reagan Airport.
Dining, Entertainment, Shopping Near Arlington View
Within a few miles of Arlington View are restaurants like Bob & Edith’s Diner on Columbia Pike. It is an old, popular Arlington all-night favorite. William Jefferey’s Tavern, The Celtic House Irish Pub & Restaurant, Champps, Matchbox, Bonefish Grill, Sugar Factory, Fyve Restaurant Lounge, and Lebanese Taverna, among many others.
In addition to extraordinarily diverse and delicious dining options, Arlington View is also in proximity to many entertainment possibilities and points of interest. Not far away is the Air Force Memorial and Arlington Cinema and Draft House. The National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial is only eight minutes away, and Arlington National Cemetery (including the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier) is only six minutes away.
Shopping destinations are also in proximity and include notable establishments such as Fashion Centre at Pentagon City, Crystal City Shops, Pentagon Row, and Harris Teeter.
Arlington View Schools
Schools that serve the students of Arlington View are –
- Hoffman-Boston Elementary School
- Gunston Middle School
- Arlington Community High School
- Wakefield High School
ARLINGTON VIEW REAL ESTATE AGENT
Prospective homebuyers seeking a quiet suburban-like neighborhood with urban conveniences and rich history in Arlington, Virginia, should consider Arlington View.
Contact Arlington VA Realtor Norma Skeete for more information and buyer representation for your Arlington View home purchase.