Shirlington

Where live theatre meets a European-style promenade flanked by dozens of restaurants offering al fresco dining you'll find Shirlington, Arlington's arts and entertainment district. A retail destination for the surrounding communities, Shrlington is ideal for a stroll along the tree-lined streets or a stop in the local library for a relaxing afternoon. For those seeking culture, the neighborhood offers a Tony Award-wining theatre, a coffee house with live music and poetry slams, and an authentic Irish bar for that perfect pint of Guinness.

With a median age of 36.3, Shirlington is the most mature urban village in Arlington. The discerning customer base is seeking high-quality restaurants and shops to complement the strong retail core already in place. Join the mix and let your creative side shine.
 

Shirlington Retail Profile (PDF)
 

Key Demographics

Population 1/4-Mile 1/2-Mile 1-Mile
Residents 2,352 7,734 34,594
Daytime 5,850 9,027 24,765
Educational Attainment      
Bachelor's or Higher 68.7% 70.2% 72.9%
Household Income      
Median $82,655 $93,889 $101,724
Average $107,450 $118,067 $126,291
Age      
20 29 22.5% 17.6% 16.1%
30 39 25.3% 26.5% 25.3%
40 49 16.6% 15.3% 15.1%
50 59 10.4% 12.0% 11.9%
Median 34.6 36.3 36.3

Source: ESRI (2017) - Radius from 2700 S Quincy Street 
 

Transportation Statistics

Mode Count
Metro Boardings N/A
Daily Traffic Count 7,100 - Arlington Mill Drive/Randolph Street
Walk Score 82 - Very Walkable

Source: Arlington County; Walk Score; WMATA
 

Development Summary

Type Existing Under Construction Approved
Hotel Keys 142 0 0
Office SF 580,626 0 0
Residential Units 1,033 0 0
Retail SF 222,323 0 0

Source: Arlington Economic Development - includes entirety of Urban Village
 

Large Employers

Company Count
Department of Defense 1,500 1,999
Arlington County 925
Master Security Company 300 599
Armed Forces Services Company 300 599

Source: Arlington Economic Development
 

Notable Restaurants

Aroma Indian CuisineBusboys and Poets | Carlyle | Cheestique | Copperwood Tavern | Damn Good Burger Co.| Dudley's Sport & Ale (2018) | Guapo's | Hula Girl Bar & Grill | Osteria da NinoPalette 22 | Samuel Beckett's Irish Gastro Pub | T.H.A.I. in Shirlington
 

Notable Shops

Best Buns Bread CompanyCheestique | Dogma Bakery & Boutique | Hardwood Artisans | Harris TeeterLe Village MarcheOne, Two Kangaroo Toys!
 

Attractions

AMC Shirlington | Shirlington Branch Library | Signature Theatre

 

Contact

Michael Stiefvater

(703) 228-0827

[email protected]

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