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Crystal City, Virginia is characterized as an “urban village” in Arlington County, just south of downtown Washington, D.C.  between Reagan National Airport  and U.S. Route 1.  With its dramatic views of our nation’s capitol skyline to the Potomac River, it was developed on the basis of great transportation access.  Their population is currently over 6,000 residents, while it has around 60,000 people who come to work daily in this thriving community.

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The downtown area is conveniently located within walking distance of the Reagan National Airport, two Virginia Railway Express lines, numerous regional bus lines, accessing the Metro’s yellow and blue lines directly, easy access to local bicycle commuting routes and 16 Capital BikeShare stations, this place’s accessible infrastructure is unmatched. Where in our country can you take a quick train to the United States Capitol or easily walk to a major international airport?   These amenities make Crystal City a world class destination for its residents, employees and visitors alike.   Crystal City Homes

Crystal City Metro Station Offers Shopping, Services and Eateries

Near the Crystal Metro station(http://www.wmata.com/rail/station_detail.cfm?station_id=45) there is an interesting complex of office buildings, residential high-rise apartments, boutiques, cafes, high-end hotels and restaurants, all connected by tree lined streets above ground.  But underground is a network of connecting corridors and walkways lined with shops, services and eateries.  Its residents and employees can shop, eat and work without ever going outside due to this extensive integration of office buildings and residential accommodations.  Therefore, a majority part of Crystal City is underground, making it an inviting place to be during inclement weather.

“Innovative, Active, Artful and Green”

The workforce of today, want to be employed in an area that is “innovative, active, artful, accessible and green”, this place has that and so much more.  With numerous defense contractors, the United States Department of Labor, the United States Marshals Service, the EPA along with many satellite offices of the Pentagon all based out of there are all kinds of opportunities.   Crystal Tech Fund, a $50 million venture investment fund, has made Crystal City its home and Boeing is a new welcomed business partner with its regional headquarters relocated here.

The young professionals are seeking different sources for their socializing needs.  Of course, Crystal City boasts the typical social gathering spots like the region’s best restaurants, award winning theaters and outdoor cafes, but they are also looking to participate in social sports leagues. Offering various leagues in touch football, bocce, kickball, basketball, racquetball street hockey, volleyball and soccer, the community has all of its desired needs.  The Arlington Athletic and Social League offers these at the newly reinvigorated and renovated Crystal Gateway Sport and Health complex(http://www.sportandhealth.com/locations/virginia-clubs/Crystal-Park).

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With great access to the beginning of many bike trails and free bike parking in select garages, encourages the riders of this area to take advantage of being green.  Working to maximize its benefits, the Business Improvement District (BID) hosts an average of four bicycle related events throughout the year for exposure in their leading bike culture.The U.S. Air Force Cycling Classic has become nationally recognized.  You can reach many of these trails through the connector at the Crystal City Water Park and south to Four Mile Run.

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Access is a key term to the residents of this Arlington County community.  They have recently expanded their accessibility to include free internet Wi-Fi.  This service is provided by WiFi Relativity and donated by Atlantech Online is available in their beautiful parks, comfortable courtyards and many plaza areas.  The city’s BID installed a wireless network, providing all Crystal City residents, employees and tourists the opportunity to get outside and get online!

With all that Crystal City has to offer, the most important factor to the people who live and work here is convenience.  They enjoy having all of life’s necessities close to them.  Rather is be the grocery store, a bank, the post office or doctor’s/dentist’s office, they are all a part of this city’s planned community.

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