Arlington VillageUpdated - June 12, 2022
Town Center: Columbia Heights
Main Entrance: Columbia Pike & South Barton
Garden Apartments / Townhouses
Arlington Village consists of a garden apartment / townhouse complex with green spaces, a swimming pool and tennis courts and a small shopping center. It was designed by Architect, Harvey Warwick. The Architectural style is Colonial Revival. The housing is divided into small areas each with gardens, mature trees, shurbs and flowers. Arlington Village is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. In addition to the large trees that canopy the townhouses there is also a large wooded area with a stream which is certified as a Natural Wildlife Habitat.
Gustave Ring originally bought the land for $362,500 and built 661 units, sold the complex in the early 1950s to New England Life Insurance Co. for $5 million. They added the swimming pool and tennis courts and additional parking.The complex has changed hands a couple of times since then. In 1980 the Arlington Village Townhouse Condominium started the townhouse renovations . The renovations were completed in 1985, during which time many residents purchased their units.