Ballston Quarter Redevelopment


4238 Wilson Blvd., 671 N. Glebe Road, & 627 N. Glebe Road., Arlington, VA 22203  View Map

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Illustration of Ballston Common

The County Board approved the site plan on Nov. 17, 2015.

The County Board voted to create Arlington’s first Community Development Authority (CDA) on July 19, 2016.

About the Project

Site Plan #193

Three site plan amendments were approved in November 2015 for the proposed redevelopment of the Ballston Common shopping mall. Collectively, these applications are referred to as Ballston Quarter Redevelopment.

The first site plan amendment (Mall Project) includes:

  • façade and interior renovations
  • a new plaza and mews
  • streetscape and garage improvements
  • Read the application.

The second site plan amendment (Residential Project) includes:

  • the development of a new mixed use building with residential and retail uses on the site of the existing Macy’s Home Store
  • the building will have 22 stories, 405 units and more than 51,000 square feet of ground floor retail
  • Read the application.

The third site plan amendment (Macy’s Office Project) includes:

Pedestrian Bridge

As a site plan condition of the development, the developer agreed to participate in a public-private partnership to design and construct a new/replacement pedestrian bridge. Learn more about the Ballston Quarter Pedestrian Bridge

Documents and Plans

Applicant Materials

Meeting Materials

County Board

Site Plan Review Committee

Civic Association

Additional Information

County Board Documents

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