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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A fog is being released in Shirlington this week to shoo away crows

By Jo DeVoe, ARLnow.com / March 30, 2022 / Comments Off on A fog is being released in Shirlington this week to shoo away crows

Each night this week, an artificial fog will roll through the Village at Shirlington. Itspurpose is to get a murder of crows, which once again wintered in Arlington — doingtheir…

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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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Fire and smoke at an apartment at Shirlington

Large Fire at Shirlington Apartment Building

By Jo DeVoe, ARLnow.com / May 24, 2021 / Comments Off on Large Fire at Shirlington Apartment Building

Firefighters from Arlington and surrounding areas battled a large fire at an apartmentbuilding this morning. The fire broke out at The Citizen at Shirlington Village apartmentbuilding, on the 3000 block…

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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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No Metro station, but Shirlington has culture, dining, biking — and a very popular dog park

By Kathy Orton, Washington Post / April 14, 2021 / Comments Off on No Metro station, but Shirlington has culture, dining, biking — and a very popular dog park

Dear Shirlington Homeowner Associations, Residents, Nonprofits, and Merchants: We hope you saw the April17th Washington Post Real Estate article, which captures many aspects of our unique community including its affordability…Shirlington…

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Jennie Dean Park ballfields to salute Arlington notables

By Scott McCaffrey, Sun Gazette Newspapers / March 23, 2021 / Comments Off on Jennie Dean Park ballfields to salute Arlington notables

When its renovation is complete, Jennie Dean Park will not just have two modernized ballfields. Thoseballfields will have names. County-government officials plan to name the fields after two men whowere…

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