For 50 years now Arlington has been using an innovative program of civic participation to serve the needs of its community called the Neighborhood Conservation Program
Up Close Episodes
“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.