Rosslyn Arlington VA is in the 22209 Zip Code at the north-eastern end of Arlington County right on the Potomac River which separates Virginia from the District of Columbia. It is another of Arlington County’s urban village endeavor where residential and office buildings and are close together along with sufficient public transportation to encourage less use of automobiles. Most of the buildings in Rosslyn are of the high-rise variety. These include the well-known luxury condominiums like Turnberry Tower and Waterview Tower as well as the many coop complexes of River Place. There are also several townhome style units as well.
Homes prices cover the gamut between $100,000+ and over $3,000,000.
Rosslyn is one short stop on the MetroRail system into the District of Columbia and as such is very popular with college students attending both Georgetown and George Washington universities. It’s the transportation hub for not only the MetroRail, but also the shuttle buses operating between Rosslyn and points in the District of Columbia and the big, private bus companies going all the way to New York.
If you have a bike, you will not be disappointed with the multiple cycling and pedestrian trails in Rosslyn going over into the District of Columbia.
Rosslyn VA is well known for the breathtaking views of several monuments in the District of Columbia from the high-rise buildings contributing, no doubt, to the price of these units.
Some of the notable buildings and monuments in Rosslyn are the Key Bridge Marriott Hotel and the United States Marine Corps War Memorial.
Rosslyn Arlington VA is a sought-after neighborhood because of its award-winning schools (among other attributes) – Francis Scott Key Elementary, Williamsburg Middle and Yorktown High.