Crystal City Walkabout

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

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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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