Crystal City Walkabout

COMING SOON: WalkArlington's UPDATED Crystal City Walkabout Route
A lot has happened in Crystal City and all over Arlington in the last ten years, so we're giving this 2004 Walkabout route a re-do. Check back here for the updated route map, then lace up your walking shoes and join us in Crystal City at noon on Friday, April 17 when we join forces with the Crystal City BID to debut the new route!

Crystal City is an urban village developed largely by the Charles E. Smith Co. Named for a chandelier in the lobby of an early development, the area’s trademark is a remarkable network of commercial passageways located entirely underground. Originally built to conform to a 1960’s “superblock” concept, Crystal City is being redesigned to give it an urban feel, with restaurants and retail at street level.

  • Length: Just under 1 mile
  • Terrain: Mostly level
  • Car-Free Access
  • Video
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  • Acknowledgements: Created with Adrian Cronauer, co- author of the screenplay for Good Morning, Vietnam!
  • PRINTABLE MAP/FLIER IS AVAILABLE HERE: English (PDF, 1 MB, Adobe Reader required)

Crystal City News You Can Use

Read Washington Post's Where We Live: Crystal City is not just underground anymore - January, 2015

While you're out in Crystal City, check out the Crystal City Farmers Market, Crystal Drive between 18th and 20th Street, Arlington, VA 22202. Hours: Tuesdays, 3pm – 7pm

Have Some News We Can Use? As much as we try to keep our Walkabout maps up to date, Arlington keeps changing.  If you see something that's out-of-date in our Walkabouts maps or information, please use the Comments section below, or on any of the Walkabouts pages, to let us know and we'll add the update under News You Can Use for that Walkabout.

Map: Crystal City Walkabout

Click image for printable flyer including larger map (PDF, 1 MB, Adobe Reader required)


This video was created sometime before 2007.
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WalkArlington
February 20, 2014, 1:53 PM

While you're out in Crystal City, check out the farmer's market:

Crystal City Farmers’ Market

Crystal Drive and 19th Street

Arlington, VA 22202

Hours: Tuesdays, 3-7pm

http://www.crystalcity.org/green/farmers-market

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