Rosslyn, VA

Geographic Location

Rosslyn is located in the North East corner of Arlington County with a zip code of 22209. Considered one of the urbanized villages in Arlington. Rosslyn is the center of the subway and highway systems. There is the intersection of Lee Highway and Francis Scott Key Bridge, Jefferson Davis Highway, GW Parkway, I-66 and Arlington Boulevard.
 

Overall Personality

Although located in a suburb of Washington DC, Rosslyn has been highly urbanized to include commercial space, highrise apartments, condos, townhouses and single family detached houses, restaurants and shops
 

Defining Characteristics

WJLA-TV is located in the Rosslyn Twin Towers. Marriott International, The Key Bridge Marriott is located in Rosslyn, it's the longest operating hotel, United States Marine Corps War Memorial, Netherlands Carillon and Freedom Park. Some of the tallest condominiums in the Washinton Metro area are located in Rosslyn, it includes Waterview, Turnberry Towers and River Place.
 

Attractions

Some of the most popular attractions are the United States Marine Corps War Memorial, Netherlands Carillon and Freedom Park, Rosslyn Spectrum Theater.
 

Transportation Options

Rosslyn is served by Metro's Orange, Blue and Silver Line. Commuter buses include Metro Buses as well as the Arlington Transit Buses. There are 14 Metro Bus lines in Rosslyn.  For those that want to get rid of their cars all together and just rent a car when needed there is Zipcar or Bikeshare
 

Walkability

According to walkscore.com. the walk score for Rosslyn is 94, transit score is 74 and the bike score is 74. Moments to restaurants, shopping and entertainment.
 

Types Of Homes In The Area

Single Family Houses, Townhouses, Condos and Apartments.
 
There are approximately 10 high rise apartment buildings located in Rosslyn. Prcies start at $1600 for a studio to over $2800 for a 2 bedroom unit. Currently, Rosslyn is experiencing low inventory of condos, townhouse and detached houses. Prices start at $139,900 for a studio in River Place Co-op to $3,950,000 for a 3 bedroom, 4.1 bathrooms and over 4,400 square feet of living space located in Turnberry Towers Condominium. River Place is one of 2 Co-op buildings in Northern Virgina
 

School District

The 3 schools that serve Rosslyn are Francis Scott Key Elementary, Williamsburg Middle School and Yorktown High School. There is another school HB Woodlawn Secondary Program for grades 6-12. There is an application process before admittance. The Art School of Washington is located in Rosslyn.

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