This close-knit and walkable neighborhood is located in Arlington County, Virginia, along Lee Highway and Wilson Boulevard. It is approximately one mile west of Rosslyn and less than a mile north of Clarendon, of which it is sometimes considered a sub-neighborhood.

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Lyon Village is located in Arlington VA

Here are 7 things you should know about Lyon Village.

  1. Lyon Village is mostly known for its folksy 4th of July parades and Spaghetti dinners.
  2. It was developed by real estate mogul Frank Lyon on the Land that was once Cruit Dairy Farm in 1846.
  3. Many of the homes in Lyon Village date back from the 1920s and 1930s. The building forms and styles in the area extend from the imposing brick Colonial Revival-style dwelling to the smaller bungalow.
  4. This 191-acre historic neighborhood is listed in the National Register of Historic Places
  5. The neighborhood is made up of single-family houses, supported along the borders by multiple-family apartment buildings, a landscaped park, churches, and commercial buildings. Many of the residential properties include freestanding or attached garages and sheds.
  6. The neighborhood presently has a shopping center, with a Starbucks, Giant supermarket, CVS, and other stores, located at the confluence of Lee Highway, Spout Run Parkway and Interstate 66 (I-66).
  7. Lyon Village also has a community house; a Veterans of Foreign Wars hall dedicated to the developer’s son, John Lyon, who died in World War 1, which lies immediately east of the neighborhood.
  8. Schools serving the village include Key Elementary School, Arlington Science Focus Elementary School, and Washington-Lee High School.

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