If you've never heard of Crystal City or Shirlington and you don't know the difference between North Arlington and South Arlington then we're here to help sort out your real estate options!
Arlington Ridge & Pentagon City
Arlington Ridge is bordered on the north by the Pentagon, on the west by the Army Navy Country Club, and on the south by the City of Alexandria. The main thoroughfare is the eponymous Arlington Ridge Road. The main thoroughfare is the eponymous Arlington Ridge Road. Arlington Ridge Road is lined with manors and fine homes, many of which offer picturesque view of the Potomac valley and Washington DC. Arlington Ridge has two historical points of interest: the Hume School (currently the site of the Arlington Country Historical Society and Museum) and Fort Scott (the site of Fort Scott Park).
Ballston is a neighborhood in Arlington County, Virginia. Ballston is a bustling metropolitan neighborhood on the Orange Line. The hub of this community is the Ballston Common Mall and there are many shops and restaurants in close proximity to this metro. There is no parking at the Ballston Metro Station. Ballston has a busy metropolitan feel within a walkable community.
Clarendon an urban village in Arlington Virginia. Clarendon is on the Orange Line at the center of the Rosslyn-Ballston Metro corridor. Clarendon is home to educational institutions, employment centers, commercial and retail space as well as some of Northern Virginia's most desirable real estate.
"Court House" Metro station is located at the Arlington County "Courthouse". The area surrounding the courthouse is commonly called Court House owing the station here on the Orange Line. Like other stops on the Orange Line between Rosslyn and Ballston, Court House Metro Station is below ground, mostly below Wilson Boulevard.
Residents of Crystal City enjoy a remarkably convenient lifestyle. Centered along a stretch of Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 1), Crystal City consists of a dramatic streetscape of office buildings, hotels, high-rise apartment buildings, shops and restaurants --- all shaded by trees and linked by brick sidewalks or underground passages.
Rosslyn is an unincorporated area in Northern Virginia located in the northeastern corner of Arlington County, Virginia, north of Arlington National Cemetery and directly across the Potomac River from Georgetown in Washington, D.C. The numerous high-rise buildings of Rosslyn appears (in some ways) more metropolitan than nearby Washington.