Rosslyn’s Green Living Approach

Bigbellysolar It is important to take into consideration all of a community’s needs, and ideal ways to meet those needs, especially if one’s community is in an urban setting. The Orange Line Living communities in Arlington have taken community needs to heart and come up with some innovative ways to ensure our urban lifestyle is not to the detriment of our environment. Rosslyn, in particular, has successfully implemented a greener way to dispose of waste for the public. Five years ago Arlington... Continue Reading >

Car-Free Living On The Orange Line – Part Two

legs-19759_640 I spoke of some of the ways that Orange Line Living can help you live car-free in Arlington in my last post. There are more reasons why car-free living is possible in Arlington, which I’d like to share with you as well. Beyond the emphasis on public transit, the development of new mixed use centers, ever changing technology and services, as well as the planned walk-ability of Arlington, a car-free lifestyle is an easy choice to make. Perhaps one of the biggest... Continue Reading >

Record Setting 2BR Sale at the Phoenix Condo for $841,500

1020 N Highland St 1118-large-002-Exterior  Front-667x1000-72dpi Dan Lesniak and the Orange Line Living Team just sold this 2 bedroom condo at the Phoenix in Clarendon for a record price of $841,500. The condo, located at 1020 Highland Street, unit 1118, Arlington, VA, sold prior to going on the market and the sellers were able to sell for a great price, on their timeline and with minimal stress and hassle. The Orange Line Living Team has several advantages when it comes so selling your home including:  an... Continue Reading >

Coming Soon to Clarendon Park: Stunning End Unit with Monument Views!

DSC_0838 This stunning 3 bedroom and 3 full and 2 half bathroom town home is coming soon! Located at 2703 11th Street, Arlington, VA this is one of the most stunning townhomes you will ever find in Clarendon Park. This is the only end unit townhome located on the park with monument veiws from 3 different levels. The large front porch is perfect for relaxing, entertaining guests and watching fireworks on the 4th of July! The gourmet eat in kitchen is... Continue Reading >

Car-Free Living On The Orange Line- Part One

Arlington Farmers Market There are many urban advantages to living in Arlington. In particular, Orange Line Living offers a vast array of lifestyle choices, and access to goods, services and entertainment.  But is it true you can live car-free in this spectacular area? With an emphasis on public transit, green living, as well as the planned walk-ability of Arlington, yes, you can live car-free. Let’s talk fresh food.  Rosslyn, Clarendon, Courthouse and Ballston, all on the Orange Line, have their own farmers markets. The... Continue Reading >

Open-Air Mall, Interactive Tech Art Coming to Ballston

Ballsotn Common Mall In recent months there has been a lot of planning for the Rosslyn re-development project, but what of other Orange Line Living neighborhoods? Not to be forgotten, the Ballston Business Improvement District (BID) has announced, at its annual meeting last week, several new projects set to bring new life to the Ballston neighborhood. At the top of the redevelopment plan will be an open-air plaza replacing part of Ballston Common Mall, and high tech, interactive public art projects. BID is aware... Continue Reading >

Arlington is the Place to be this 4th of July

Fireworks The 4th of July is just around the corner, and anyone who enjoys Orange Line Living knows this is a wonderful place to be when celebrating America’s birthday. With the nation’s capital right across the Potomac, we have amazing options to choose from for viewing one of the most spectacular displays in the country, the National Fireworks. Close to the Rosslyn Metro station, you can have a great afternoon and viewing location at Gateway Park. The park is a short walk... Continue Reading >

Courthouse Has a New Park – For Now

Playing Croquet Just over a year ago, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea offered a parcel of land to Arlington County. The parcel, located along Clarendon Blvd between N. Adams and N Boston streets, had long been a fenced-in area of asphalt and gravel. As a goodwill gesture to the county, the Embassy wanted to see something more done with the land, at least for a while. Noting they don’t use the area much at all, they wanted to see if... Continue Reading >

Condos Come back to Virginia Square

800px-Virginia_Sq-GMU_station_entrance_pylon_at_night The AKA Luxury Suites Residences building at 3409 Wilson Blvd. in Virginia Square on the Orange Line has been purchased by the Goldstar Group, and they have grand plans in mind. The building was originally built in 2006 and developed to be condominiums. But in 2007, the building was bought by Korman Communities and Hunt Properties in 2007, turning the site into an extended-stay apartment building. Now Orange Line Living is about to get some more permanent residences. Goldstar has... Continue Reading >

Summer in Arlington is Filled with the Sound of Music

joueur-de-guitare Orange Line Living offers a host of wonderful, inexpensive or free music events throughout the summer. If you are looking for something fun for the whole family, Arlington is the place to be. From entertainment for the young ones, to musical memories for our seniors, and everyone in between, check out the wonderful musical offerings coming to our area this summer. One of the most popular events running throughout the summer, from June 13th – August 17th, is the Lubber Run... Continue Reading >