Over 50 years ago community leaders had a vision to redevelop Arlington, VA. At the time they didn’t know that they were starting a trend that would later be known as ‘Smart Growth’. This is the story of how today’s Arlington visionaries want to create a community energy plan that’ll reach into the next 50 years.
“Community led consensus “ is the phrase that best describes the process of renovating James Hunter Park in Clarendon. The community had to decide what kind of park they wanted? Who should it benefit? Should it be for dogs? Should it be for people? The process was thorough, and the result, as you will find out, is pretty unique.
After years of development and community input, the new Arlington Mill Community Center has opened its doors on Columbia Pike. This building, a beacon in the community, will provide something for everyone, of every age and every culture.
The men and women of Arlington’s Special Operations Section come together to provide an escort for the President of the United States, negotiate with hostage takers, and help children cross the street to get to school. In this segment of ‘upclose’, we find out why this diverse group are in one section, and what motivates […]
Five years after its keel was laid down the USS Arlington finally sailed into its home port of Norfolk Virginia where it was commissioned into active service in the United States Navy. It was a memorable and moving beginning to what Arlington officials hope is a long relationship.