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 37.1, Shirlington is the second 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 2,274 7,779 33,749
Daytime 5,547 9,113 23,833
Educational Attainment      
Bachelor's or Higher 67.7% 73.5% 72.3%
Household Income      
Median $91,625 $104,927 $105,598
Average $121,008 $132,395 $133,013
Age      
20 29 22.3% 16.0% 15.4%
30 39 24.1% 26.8% 25.1%
40 49 17.1% 15.9% 15.4%
50 59 10.6% 12.1% 12.0%
Median 35.1 37.1 36.8

Source: ESRI (2018) - Radius from Campbell Avenue/Randolph Street Intersection
 

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
Armed Forces Services Company 250 - 499
National Food Enterprises 250 - 499
Lakeland Tours LLC 250  499
Diversified Tech Services 100 - 249
Halfaker and Associates 100 - 249

Source: Arlington Economic Development
 

Notable Restaurants

Busboys and Poets | Carlyle Grand Cafe | Cheestique | Copperwood Tavern | Damn Good Burger Co.| Dudley's Sport & AleGuapo'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 | CVS (2020) | 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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