Shirlington Homes For Sale in Arlington VA
The neighborhood of Shirlington has had an interesting evolution. The name stems from a combination of Shirley Highway (I-395) and Arlington. Development in the neighborhood was largely driven by the construction of the Shirlington Shopping Center in 1944. This enormously popular complex was expanded and renamed as the Village in Shirlington in the 1980's, repositioning itself in the modern mall era. Today, the once-traditional Main Street community has been transformed into Arlington's Arts and Entertainment District, an exciting and forward-thinking urban village. To learn more about Shirlington homes for sale in Arlington VA, start browsing the active MLS listings below:
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Shirlington homes for sale in Arlington VA are mostly of the multi-unit variety and with a surprisingly affordable price tag. According to Zillow, the median value is $373,300. This is largely due to a number of older garden-style apartments, built during the post World War II boom and later converted to condos. Additionally, new mixed-use models that are springing up offer some great loft and one-bedroom opportunities - at Shirlington Village, West Village and other sections of the hub.
It goes without saying that there will be plenty to do in any neighborhood billed as a hip urban environment. There are stage performances at Shirlington's Signature Theater, movies at the AMC Loews Shirlington 7, dining, music and socializing at any number of clubs, bars and restaurants. There's also outdoor fun at the annual Shirlington Oktoberfest, as well as an emerging art scene at a number of small but popular galleries.
Shirlington is closely associated with its neighbor Fairlington which is another World War II-era garden-style community.
In many ways, Arlington is still finding its balance between eras and traditions. Many of its neighborhoods have centuries-old roots. Some of these enclaves have been wary of new development and some are proceeding cautiously. And then there's the neighborhoods that came of age during the post-war industrial age, adapting to the ever-increasing speed of popular culture evolution. Here's where you'll find Shirlington, boldly pushing ahead - you probably won't move here for quaint old cottages but you may move here for a unique and vibrant urban energy. For more information about Shirlington homes for sale in Arlington VA, contact us today at (202) 798-3600.
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Listing information last updated on October 20th, 2018 at 11:03am EDT.