AR - Crystal City
Crystal City may be one of the most unique urban villages in Arlington County Virginia. The name Crystal City is from the many glass high-rise buildings in the area. These buildings house everything from businesses, retail shops, and condos.
At the center of this high-rise mecca is the Crystal City MetroRail Station with two rail lines to connect residents and commuters with the greater Metro D.C. area. At the Metro station you will find the Yellow and Blue lines, Metro Bus service and the center of one of the area’s first Capital Bikeshare sites where residents can check out a bike just like a library book.
Though there is great transportation connecting residents to all the major destinations of the Metro D.C. area, Crystal City Arlington VA has everything you could ever need, banks pharmacies, shops, restaurants, office buildings and more. Above ground Crystal City Arlington VA looks like a normal thriving metropolis of Arlington County VA with high-rise buildings and tree lined streets except for a most intriguing feature - an underground. Crystal City Arlington VA has a series of underground walkways connecting buildings together. Along these walkways are shops and eateries in a mall-like setting. These walkways were built with heavy weather conditions in mind.
Homes in Crystal City Arlington VA are mainly condos. There are some great luxury high-rises with stunning views of the D.C. area. The 8-year old Eclipse is one such building housing condos above office and retail space, including a Harris Teeter grocery store.
Condos in Crystal City start at around $300,000 and go into the millions.
Crystal City may be full of high-rises and business but there are ways to relax and have fun here too. The Crystal City Water Park is an outdoor park area full of beautiful fountains with regular summer concerts in the afternoons and evenings. Public plazas offer free wireless service allowing workers to get out and work in the fresh air. There are two sport and health clubs with workout and sport areas and a short connector trail that leads to the larger Mount Vernon Trail. Restaurant Row gives residents a variety of dining choices in a historic setting and much of Crystal City’s night life happens here.
Schools serving Crystal Park are in the Arlington County Public School District. Arlington County has some of the best schools in Virginia.
If you are looking to live the city life, Crystal City is the place to be.
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