Shirlington Civic Association

New SCA Website

By Shirlington Civic Association / November 4, 2022 / Comments Off on New SCA Website

Welcome to our new website! We’re still working on it, so feel free to help test it. Our goals have been to consolidate key community information and documents from our…

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$12 Million Plan to Update Village Streetscape

By Shirlington Civic Association / August 24, 2022 / Comments Off on $12 Million Plan to Update Village Streetscape

On July 11, 2022, the SCA hosted a Zoom about Federal Realty’s new $12 million proposal for updating Village public spaces, hopefully in 2023. A record turnout of 55 people…

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Shirlington Village News Post-Covid

By Shirlington Civic Association / April 14, 2022 / Comments Off on Shirlington Village News Post-Covid

The Village at Shirlington emerged from the worst of the Covid-19 crisis doing pretty well. Most retail spaces are leased. Some of the credit goes to you. The loyal support…

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Public parking in the Village at Shirlington

By Shirlington Civic Association / December 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Public parking in the Village at Shirlington

Is there enough parking in the Village at Shirlington? Here’s what we told County urban planners on July 7, 2019. It remains our bottom line on any approval process for…

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Federal Realty Property Improvement Plan for Village at Shirlington

By Shirlington Civic Association / June 2, 2021 / Comments Off on Federal Realty Property Improvement Plan for Village at Shirlington

Note: This letter refers to the overall rationale for making changes in Shirlington public spaces and specifically to the June, 2021 FRIT proposal, which was replaced by an even better…

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SCA Board Report for 2020

By Shirlington Civic Association / May 1, 2021 / Comments Off on SCA Board Report for 2020

Dear Shirlington Homeowner Associations, Residents, Nonprofits, and Merchants: We hope you saw the April 17th Washington Post Real Estate article, which captures many aspects of our unique community including itsaffordability…Shirlington…

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Shirlington Park, Past and Present

By Shirlington Civic Association / June 1, 2020 / Comments Off on Shirlington Park, Past and Present

Shirlington Park is one of our area’s treasured assets. This narrow, tree-filled park with a pedestrianand biking trail runs along Four Mile Run stream parallel to S Arlington Mill Drive…

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SCA Comments on the Request for a Planning Study

By Shirlington Civic Association / February 14, 2018 / Comments Off on SCA Comments on the Request for a Planning Study

Remarks to the Planning Commission, Arlington County by President of Shirlington CivicAssociation:Federal Realty is of course the property owner for the Village of Shirlington. Our civicassociation is larger than the…

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What Have We Done for Shirlington Lately?

By Shirlington Civic Association / July 19, 2017 / Comments Off on What Have We Done for Shirlington Lately?

Two years ago, we formed Shirlington’s first-ever civic association to give our community avoice in Arlington County affairs. With 2,200 households in eight homeowner associations andthree large rental… Read More

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SCA Dog Park Resolution Passes Unanimously

By Shirlington Civic Association / February 23, 2017 / Comments Off on 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… Read More

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