2025 Clarendon Blvd. – Wendy’s Site


The 0.57-acre (24,980 sq. ft.) site is located between Wilson Boulevard to the north and Clarendon Boulevard to the south in the Radnor/Ft. Myer Heights neighborhood. The site is also bordered by North Courthouse Road (east), and the 2001 Clarendon Apartments (west)., Arlington, VA 22201  View Map

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This reports the status related to the Site Plan Review Process only (Administrative Regulations 4.1).

This new development supersedes the 2015 site plan approval. 

About the Project

Site Plan #435 

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The applicant, Greystar, proposes to develop the site (“Wendy’s Site”) with a 16-story mixed-use building, consisting of ground floor retail and residential dwelling units above. The project includes a 104,789 sq. ft. Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) from Site Plan #417 (“Wakefield Manor”). The Applicant also proposes a public pedestrian plaza at the intersection of N. Courthouse Road, Wilson Boulevard, and Clarendon Boulevard of approximately 1,497 square feet.

Additional project details include:

  • “New” Site Plan (C-O-2.5 district):
    • 16-story residential building, with ground level retail
    • 231 total residential units
    • 4,000 sq. ft. of retail GFA
    • 0.32 parking spaces per dwelling unit
  • Site Plan infrastructure and improvements include:
    • New public plaza
    • Utility fund contribution
    • Streetscape improvements
    • Public art contribution
    • Affordable housing contribution
    • LEED Gold certification

Applicant Materials

July 2021

February 2022 

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: Leonardo Sarli: lsarli@me.com 
Timeline Milestone / Meeting Materials
July 12, 2021 Site Plan Acceptance  
August 2021 Site Plan Review Kickoff
September 7 - 16, 2021 Online Engagement Opportunity

Review Focus: land use, building massing, architecture, open space / landscaping, transportation

October 21, 2021


Virtual Joint LRPC-SPRC Meeting

Agenda Topics: Land Use, Building Height/Massing, Architecture

November 18, 2021

Virtual Site Plan Review Committee (SPRC) Meeting

Agenda Topics: Transportation, Open Space, Community Benefits and Construction 

March 3, 2022

Transportation Commission Meeting 

March 7, 2022 Planning Commission Meeting  
March 19, 2022 County Board Meeting  

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

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