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Arlington, VA Neighborhood Spotlight: Alcova Heights September 3, 2009

Posted by Laura Schwartz in Arlington.
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A neighborhood of about 500 homes, most of which were built in the 1930s and 1940s, Alcova Heights is located in South Arlington. The neighborhood is bordered by Glebe Rd (Rt 120), Arlington Blvd (Rt 50), Columbia Pike (Rt 244), and S. George Mason Drive, in the zip code 22204.

Most of the detached properties are brick colonials, but there are some bungalows, and contemporary homes. Some have also been updated since their original construction.

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1. Brendan - February 17, 2010

Just an interesting bit about this neighborhood’s history: the name ALCOVA comes from “Alexandria County Virginia,” which Arlington used to be a part of before splitting into its own jurisdiction!

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