101 12th St. S. – Crystal Gateway


The 2.13-acre (93,000-sq.-ft.) site is located at 101 12th Street South in the Crystal City neighborhood. The site is bordered by 10th Street South and Crystal City Lofts (north), Long Bridge Park's entryway (east),12th Street South (south), and 201 12th Street South (west)., Arlington, VA 22202  View Map

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This project was approved by the County Board on November 14, 2020.

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About the Project

Site Plan #229 & #456

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The applicant, JBG Smith, proposes a site plan amendment to construct a new office building with ground floor retail space. Learn more details about the project by watching the videos below:

Project Details:

  • Rezone the site from C-O-1.5 and M-2 to C-O-Crystal City, Crystal City Mixed Use District
  • New office building:
    • Nine stories in height
    • 234,417 sq. ft. of office space
    • 5,195 sq. ft. of ground floor retail
    • 68 new parking spaces in below-grade parking structure and 225 existing parking spaces
  • Proposed modifications for:
    • Off-site parking and compact parking ratio
    • Use-Mix Ratio
    • Density exclusions
    • Additional density as provided under the Zoning Ordinance
  • Site plan improvements and public amenities, including:
    • LEED Gold Certification
    • Land Conveyance for Gateway Park
    • $300,000 for Gateway Park planning
    • 10th Street – 12th Street Connector Street
    • Utility fund contribution
    • Public art contribution
    • Streetscape improvements

Applicant Materials

Public Process

  • This project will undergo public review via a virtual Site Plan Review Process. Learn more.
  • The SPRC Chair for the site plan review process is: Tenley Peterson, tenley.arlington@gmail.com 

Timeline | 2020

Timeline Milestone / Meeting Materials
February Site Plan Acceptance
May Site Plan Review Process Kick-off
July 1 - July 10 Online Engagement Opportunity

Review Focus: Block Plan, Land Use, Site Design, Architecture, Transportation

July 27 - August 3 Online Engagement Opportunity

Review Focus: Open Space, Construction Implementation, Community Benefits

September 14

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Virtual Site Plan Review Committee (SPRC) Meeting
October 29, 2020

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Transportation Commission Meeting

Public Hearing

November 4, 2020

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Planning Commission Meeting

Public Hearing

November 14, 2020 County Board Meeting

Public Hearing

 *Process timelines are subject to change as needs arise. Check back for updates. 

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