Upper Bluemont Park Conceptual Design

Design Process Begins: 2nd Quarter 2019

Design Process Ends: 4th Quarter 2023

Construction Begins: 2nd Quarter 2024

Construction Ends: 3rd Quarter 2025 

About the Project

The goal of this Parks Maintenance Capital project is to replace the tennis court complex, lighting, restroom/storage, shelter, parking lot, site circulation, section of Four Mile Run Trail, site furnishing, drainage and landscaping in the Upper Bluemont area, as well as bring the area up to 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design. Funding to construct the project will come from an upcoming CIP budget.

This project address objectives specified in the Public Spaces Master Plan (PSMP).

This project would take into consideration Bluemont Park’s Resource Protection Area. Click here to learn more about Resource Protection Areas.

About the Process 

Oct. 29, 2018: Project kickoff presentation at Ashlawn Elementary School. View comments from the in-person meeting here and online feedback here.

Summer 2019: Here is what we learned at in-person canvassing at the 2019 Arlington County Fair, as well as parks and tennis courts around the ara.

Nov. 21, 2021: Here is what we learned(PDF, 1MB) at an informal pop-up at the courts.

June 2022: After reviewing comments and speaking with stakeholders in the community, we prepared two conceptual designs for the new Upper Bluemont Tennis Facility. We need your help! Please watch this video outlining the two designs for Upper Bluemont and view flyover videos of design concept 1 and design concept 2 for Upper Bluemont Park. We collected feedback until Aug. 1. Engagement is closed and we will be sharing what we learned in the coming weeks.

 

 

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Funding

Conceptual Design Funding: Parks Maintenance Capital

Final Design and Construction Funding: FY 2022 Capital Improvement Plan (CIP). 

Location

601 N Manchester St, Arlington, VA 22203  View Map

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