These historic communities in Arlington date back to the 19th Century but experienced expansive growth with the arrival of the electric railway from 1920 to 1950. Today, these communities provide a great balance between urban and suburban life.
Arlington Ridge is a quiet residential neighborhood of neat, tree-lined streets with an interesting mix of old and new single-family homes situated along a hillside in south Arlington. Its hilly vantage point offers spectacular views of Washington, D.C.
Aurora Highlands was affably dubbed a “front porch community” by The Washington Post. A certified historic district, Aurora Highlands is characterized by a collection of classic Sears houses, craftsmen homes, colonial and Tudor revivals and modern movement architecture. The area is known for its gracious upscale residences.
The areas are a short walk from Crystal City and Pentagon City and the newly created National Landing, home of Amazon’s new HQ2, where exceptional shopping, restaurants, parks and trails, as well the Metro stations at Crystal City, Pentagon City and Washington National Airport, can be found.