North Arlington's main streets are Lee Highway (Key Bridge), Route 50 (Theodore Roosevelt Bridge,) and Wilson Blvd, (Theodore Roosevelt Bridge). All are accessible from GW by Metro on the Orange and Silver Lines at the Rossyln, Courthouse, Clarendon, and Ballston stations. There are many types of housing in the North Arlington area including townhouses, garden apartments, large high-rises, luxury apartments, duplexes, and individual homes. Rent is typically lower in Virginia.
There are many moderately priced accommodations in South Arlington. As in North Arlington, there are varied types of housing. Crystal City is a section of high-rises off of U.S. Route 1 overlooking the Potomac River and is accessible by Metrorail on the Blue Line. Large populations of students, especially graduate students, live here. A new development of apartment complexes has been built at Pentagon City, adjacent to the Fashion Center shopping mall and also accessible on the Blue Line.
Average Commute Time: 10-20 minutes by Metro from stops like Pentagon City or Clarendon
Average Rent for Studio: $1,965
Average Rent for 1 Bedroom: $2,361