This Saturday, the Arlington County Board unanimously approved 1.18 million square feet of residential and retail space for a 2.7-acre site in western Rosslyn.
With construction expected to begin later this year, the project will include a new 180,000-square-foot Wilson School, located at 1601 Wilson Boulevard. The Washington Business Journal reported that the Leo A. Daly- and Bjarke Ingels Group-designed school will cost $100.8 million and serve 775 students.
There are also plans for Queen’s Court Apartments, a 249-unit affordable housing project located at 1801 N. Quinn Street. The 12-story tower will also feature a 150-space, below-grade parking garage.
The final development that was approved is located at 1555 Wilson Boulevard. Here, Washington Business Journal reported that there will be two new residential buildings with ground-floor retail, a fire station, underground parking, and a $9.28 million Rosslyn Highlands Park.
The Hickok Cole-designed apartment building will span 27 stories with 561 apartments and 20,513 square feet of of retail. The Studios Architecture-designed apartment building will span 23 stories with 331 apartments and 9,547 square feet of retail.
According to the Washington Business Journal, the plan is a partnership of Arlington Public Schools, Arlington County, Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing, and Penzance.
The delivery for the project is slated for 2021.
• It's a go for key elements of western Rosslyn's redevelopment [Washington Business Journal]