Foxcroft Heights Neighborhood

March 30, 2022
Boundries: Northern: National Cemetery & Marines Henderson Hall, Southern: Washington Blvd, Western: Washington Blvd, Eastern: S. Joyce Street

Columbia Heights Neighborhood
Foxcroft Heights



Foxcroft Heights starts as soon as Columbia Pike emerges from under Freemans Village Bridge on the eastern side.

There are plans for the National Cemetery to extend into this area and close Southgate Road. Part of Columbia Pike will be rerouted towards I-395 and Foxcoft Heights Park will be enlarged. More information at: Federal Highway Administration and Final Placement Overview
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Columbia Heights Neighborhood

The Foxcroft Heights Neighborhood was established in 1938. The neightborhood stands on part of the area that was once Freemans Village, which was founded in 1863 for freed slaves. It contained housing, a school, two churches a hospital, and more. Freemans Village was forced to close in the late 1890tys and many of its inhabitants moved to diffent areas of the Pike including what is now Penrose, Arlington View and Green Valley.

Columbia Heights Neighborhood
image from Arlington Library
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Just three streets makeup the neighborhoods' housing.

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The Sheraton is on the western edge of the neighborhood
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Columbia Pike


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Foxcroft Height's businesses are on the northern side of Columbia Pike.
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South side of the Pike: government buildings
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New Hope Housing Residential Program

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Virginia State Police

The Northern Side of Boundry Line
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Arlington National Cementary
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Henderson Halll Marine Corp Base



Related Pages


Arlington View Neighborhood (not complete yet)
Green Valley Neighborhood (not complete yet)
Penrose Neighborhood

Related Documents and Sites


A Town of Freed Slaves...
Black Heritage Museum

Final Placement of Cementary /Columbia Pike etc.
NC Foxcroft Heights Plan

Arlington National Cemetery Defense Access Roads