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 arlington is fit

Full of area parks, trails and other opportunities for outdoor recreation, it’s not hard to understand why Arlington was just named the fittest city in the country. The new ranking comes from the American College of Sports Medicine and the Anthem Foundation.

The annual ACSM American Fitness Index takes into account the 100 largest cities in the U.S., ranking them in terms of dozens of different health-related indicators. Those categories range from health behaviors to community infrastructure.

Arlington took the very top spot for 2019 with an overall score of 87.3. In fact, Arlington ranked as one of the top 10 cities for 22 of the 33 indicators studied to come up with the ranking.

In six specific cases Arlington ranked as number one. Those

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 trafalgar flats - arlington va

Only a handful of units remain up for sale at Trafalgar Flats, where already more than 80-percent of available units are sold. Immediate move-in possibilities exist for the remaining studios, one- and two-bedroom units, with prices starting in the $300,000s.

Delivered last year, the new Arlington property not only enjoys an enviable location, but also some impressive private additions. Options start at around a cozy 400 square feet of living space, while some of the largest units in Trafalgar Flats easily make room for more than 900 square feet of living space.

In all, the upscale property provides for nearly 80 private residences. New buyers can expect to find such stylish inclusions as stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops and large

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pierce condos - 1555 Wilson Blvd Arlington VA

For luxury amenities in Rosslyn, consider the possibilities of Pierce. Part of The Highlands, a mixed-use development slated to be finished in 2021, Pierce is one of three planned residential buildings in the area. While the other two are slated for apartments, Pierce will offer 104 condo units.

Under construction at the former site of an old office building, the new Pierce tower will sit on the top of a hill, with a full 27-stories of planned condos and amenities. Ranging from a one-bedroom with a den to a two-bedroom and even three-bedroom design, the new tower offers up plenty of options, starting with 1,200 square feet of living space.

Some of the largest condos, however, will boast a more generous 2.400 square feet of living space. Future

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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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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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