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crystal city business improvement districtGraphic: Crystal City Business Improvement District

Formed to promote the offerings of Crystal City, the Crystal City Business Improvement District works to continually promote local restaurants, retailers, businesses and the residential community as a whole.  Essentially a BID is a private/public partnership for business and property owners to collectively contribute to the development, promotion and maintenance of a commercial district.

Property owners within the boundary elect a Board of Directors to governor the BID. The board is made up of a mix of tenants, business representatives, property owners, and others with an interest in the area.

The Crystal City BID has six core areas it focuses on including economic development, transportation,

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 runners

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Whether you’re an avid runner or just like to take an occasional jog around your neighborhood or through the park, Arlington is a great place to get in some exercise. While there’s plenty to do, see and experience living in Arlington County, it’s specifically tops when it comes to running.

The county was just named the top spot for runners for the second year in a row. The ranking comes from SmartAsset, a financial website that commonly tracks consumer-oriented things, including the best cities for runners.

According to SmartAsset, when comparing the number of races per 10,000 residents, Arlington has more than any of the other 97 cities it studied. Some options for the spring include Crystal City 5K Fridays, held in

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wooster & mercer - arlington va

Blending the enjoyment of new construction with the historic appeal of authentic loft design principles, Wooster & Mercer brings the luxury of stylish living options to Arlington. The seven-story property in the Rosslyn neighborhood houses nearly 90 condos in all; the combination of two loft buildings joined together by a private courtyard.

The brick, factory-style façade is complimented inside by such desirable loft-inspired extras as exposed ductwork and large, industrial-style windows. Those industrial style points extend throughout the homes, translating to more unique designs, joined by modern, stylish interiors.

First delivered in the mid 2000s, buyers can choose from a more traditional flat, a dramatic loft or a penthouse unit. Starting

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2000 clarendon blvd arlington va 22201

Brand new condos are headed to Arlington’s Court House neighborhood. 2000 Clarendon plans to bring more than 80 new luxury condos to the area, with delivery right now scheduled for spring of next year.

Reports suggest nearly half of the new condos will be one-bedroom, one-bath floor plans. Ranging from around 620 square feet to nearly 740 square feet in size, buyers can expect the condos to start priced in the high $400,000s.

Other options include around a dozen slightly larger floor plans with one-bedroom plus a den. Buyers will also have the choice of dozens of different two-bedroom, two-bath floor plans.

As well, there will be a handful of larger Sky Suites available, priced starting upwards of $1 million. Some of the units of 2000

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george mason university - virgina square

For a walkable, urban community, Virginia Square certainly fits the bill. While mostly residential, the neighborhood is also home to two college campuses, several unique businesses and area parks.

George Washington University and George Mason University are both located in the area, as is the large Arlington Arts Center. The location provides some gallery space as well as some working artist studios. The building, itself, also sits on the National Register of Historic Places.

You’ll additionally find the Arlington Public Library’s main branch in Virginia Square, plus an eclectic mix of unique restaurants and boutiques. Outdoor attractions include the Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden, particularly popular during the summer season, plus several area

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arlington va

The votes are in and once again Arlington takes the top spot when it comes to the “Best City to Live in America”. The honor comes from Niche, an online review website that annually ranks cities in regards to everything from public schools to crime, diversity and nightlife.

Not only did Arlington rank as the number one city in the Niche listing, but it received an overall grade of an A+. The quality of the city’s public schools helped, as did doing well in the category of cities that are good for families. In both cases Arlington received an A+.

Arlington also received an A+ in nightlife and for the category of health and fitness. The city earned an A for diversity, the commute and outdoor activities. The rankings slipped slightly to a B+ for

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the representative - 1101 arlington ridge rd

From its marble lobby to its solid wood doors and trim, elegant attention to detail is what sets The Representative apart from other condos in the DC area. This stately Arlington high-rise was first constructed in the mid-1970s, yet remains one of the most stylish residential properties in the entire area.

The unique, S-shaped building is home to around 200 private condos, with a variety of different floor plans for new buyers to choose from. Options range from one- to three-bedroom designs, with prices starting in the high $300,000s, yet going up from there. It’s rare, however, for condos to even come on the market at The Representative.

Those that do often feature large windows and extended balconies, plus some units also offer fireplaces.

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eclipse on center park - arlington va

For urban convenience in Arlington, consider the dual condo towers of Eclipse on Center Park. Close to Potomac Yard, this newer construction, high-rise development is home to hundreds of private residences and close to countless options in shopping, dining and entertainment.

Residents of Eclipse on Center Park enjoy generous views of the nearby Potomac River as well as the city skyline. Added conveniences include ground level retail space housing a grocery store and a restaurant. Found just to the south of Crystal City, the condos also enjoy a location that’s within a short walk of just about everything.

In addition, it’s possible to easily hop on the Mount Vernon Bike Trail living at Eclipse on Center Park or to access Four Mile Run Park,

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the belvedere - 600 n oak st arlington

For full-service condos in Arlington, The Belvedere enjoys an impressive location and a well-established reputation in the DC area. Constructed in the mid to late 1980s, the property sits at the top of a Rosslyn hill, with two 19-story towers connected via a lobby.

Home to more than 500 private residences, the condos of The Belvedere allow for an influx of natural light to flow throughout the homes from the glass-enclosed balconies. A real treat for buyers, the balconies offer up the enjoyment of not only some impressive views, but also the addition of a unique living space you won’t often find with other condos in the area.

Options start with one-bedroom floor plans, however some of the larger units allow for three-bedrooms. Ranging from around

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the atrium - arlington va

From the tranquility of its delightful lobby waterfall to its glass elevators, The Atrium offers up a contemporary take on condominium living in Rosslyn. Constructed in the mid 1980s, the landmark property sits at the top of a hill, supplying commanding views of the surrounding area and some impressive added amenities.

The Atrium is home to around 350 private residences, spread across 13-stories of stylish living space. The condos are known for their floor-to-ceiling windows, serving up outstanding views of Georgetown and the Potomac River.

In addition, you’ll find such high-end extras throughout the homes as marble baths and hardwood flooring, along with large closets. Many units have been updated and remodeled throughout the years, now

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