Historic Sites in Arlington


The following are all historic sites in Arlington that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places. An * indicates that the site has also been designate a local historic district by Arlington County. There are new National Register nominations underway.



Al's Motors, 3910 Wilson Blvd.

Arlington House, Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington Post Office, 3118 Washington Boulevard *

Arlington Village Historic District, S 13th St., S 13 Rd., S 16th St., S Barton S., S. Cleveland St. and Edgewood St.

Ashton Heights Historic District, Roughly bounded by Wilson Bvd., N. Irving St., Arlington Bvd., N. Oxford St., N. Piedmont & N. Oakland Sts.

Ball-Sellers House, 5620 South 3rd Street *

Barcroft Community House, 800 South Buchanan Street *

Benjamin Banneker SW 9 Intermediate Boundary Stone, 18th & Van Buren Streets

Buckingham Village Historic District, Roughly bounded by North Glebe Road and North 5th, North Oxford, & North 2nd Streets *

Calvert Manor, 1925-1927 North Calvert Street

Carlin Community Hall, 5711 South 4th Street *

Cherrydale Historic District, Roughly bounded by Lorcom Ln., N. Utah and N. Taylor Sts., and I-66

Cherrydale Volunteer Fire House, 3900 Lee Highway *

Clarendon School, 3550 Wilson Boulevard *

Colonial Village, Roughly bounded by Wilson Boulevard, Lee Highway, North Veitch Street, & Queens Lane *

Crossman, George, House, 2501 N. Underwood St. *

Drew, Charles Richard, House, 2505 South 1st Street

Fairlington Historic District, Roughly bounded by Quaker Lane, King Street, Interstate 395, South Walter Reed Drive, and South Abingdon Street (visit Fairlington's website)

Fort C. F. Smith Historic District, 2411 North 24th Street *

Fort Myer Historic District, Arlington Boulevard (US 50)

George Washington Memorial Parkway, Roughly bounded by south side of Potomac River from American Legion to Memorial Bridges and north side of Potomac River from Brickyard Road to Chain Bridge

Glebe House, 4527 North 17th Street *

Hume School, 1805 South Arlington Ridge Road *

Key Bridge, US 29 over Potomac River

Lyon Village Neighborhood Historic District, Bounded by Lee Highway, North Veitch Street, North Franklin Road, North Highland Street, North Fillmore Street, and North Kirkwood Road. Read a recent Washington Post article: Lyon Village Renovation Keeps Preservation in Mind

Maywood Historic District, Roughly bounded by Lorcom Ln., Spout Run Parkway, I-66, Lee Highway, N. Oakland St., N. Nelson St., and N. Lincoln St. *

Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Washington Street and George Washington Memorial Parkway

Northwest No. 2 Boundary Marker of the Original District of Columbia, 5145 North 38th Street

Northwest No. 3 Boundary Marker of the Original District of Columbia, North Tazewell Street

Pentagon Office Building Complex, Jefferson Davis Highway/VA 110

Quarters 1, Fort Myer, Grant Avenue

Saegmuller House, 5101 Little Falls Rd.

Southwest No. 4 Boundary Marker of the Original District of Columbia

Southwest No. 5 Boundary Marker of the Original District of Columbia, Northeast of King Street and Walter Reed Drive junction

Southwest No. 6 Boundary Marker of the Original District of Columbia, South Jefferson Street south of Columbia Pike junction

Southwest No. 7 Boundary Marker of the Original District of Columbia, Behind 3101 South Manchester Street

Southwest No. 8 Boundary Marker of the Original District of Columbia, Junction of Wilson Boulevard and John Marshall Drive

Walter Reed Gardens (Commons of Arlington) Historic District, 2900-2906 13th St. S, 2900-2914 13th Rd S, 1301-1319 S. Walter Reed Dr.

Washington National Airport Terminal and South Hangar Line, Thomas Avenue

West Cornerstone, West side Meridian Street, south of Williamsburg Boulevard junction


The following historic site was reviewed by the Joint Boards of the Virginia Department of Historic Resources, and you will find a link to the pending nomination with photos on the VA DHR website:

  • Lyon Park Historic District