Category Archives: Uncategorized

19 Jul

What Have We Done for Shirlington Lately?

Two years ago we formed Shirlington’s first-ever civic association to give our community a voice in Arlington County affairs. With 2,200 households in 8 homeowner associations and 3 large rental buildings, not to mention WETA, Signature Theater, Energy Club, Animal ...

23 Feb

SCA Dog Park Resolution Passes Unanimously

On its well-attended February 22 Membership meeting, the Association heard a presentation by Mr. Keith Fred, head of the Shirlington Dogs II volunteer sponsor group.  This presentation, with slides, was taped and will be shared shortly. The Association then considered ...

21 Feb

Dog Park Protests, County Responds

How will Four Mile Run Valley planning affect the Shirlington dog park? Will it stay in its current location? The SCA certainly hopes so. We are advocating for that vigorously on the 4MRV Working Group, but we are all waiting ...

25 Jul

Summer in Shirlington at S. Four Mile Run

29 Jun

County response about Arlington Mill Drive changes

Following up on our June 8th meeting (see post below), the Association received this response on June 22 from the County concerning proposed changes to South Arlington Mill Drive.) Please see the project website for more information and visuals. “The ...

29 Jun

Arlington Mill Drive and Parking changes presented at June 8 meeting

At the June 8th Shirlington Civic Association meeting, County staff presented an updated approach for improvements at the intersection of South Arlington Mill and South Walter Reed Drives. This was in response to questions posed by residents at the December ...

20 May

Trades Center Tour

Representatives of the Shirlington and Nauck communities toured the Trades Center owned and operated by Arlington County and Arlington Public Schools.  More than 500 employees from multiple county departments work in the 38 acre complex off of S. Arlington Mil Drive.  Among ...

29 Apr

Shirlington Walkabout

A wonderful spring afternoon and some 80 participants were the ingredients of a very successful WalkArlington’s Shirlington Walkabout in early April.  Shirlington is home to a Tony award winning regional theater, recreational facilities, restaurants featuring cuisine from around the world ...

27 Oct

Federal Realty Presentation

Find out about the exciting new developments planned by Federal Realty. New restaurants, improvements, events  and more.  See full presentation below.

29 Aug

Who are we in the Shirlington Civic Association?

The SCA area runs from 395 to Arlington Mill Drive to Windgate 1 across Walter Reed Drive and up to the intersection with Rt.7. It includes the residents, commercial property owners, and businesses in the Village at Shirlington. It also ...