2409 S. Lowell St. – Fort Henry Gardens


2409 S. Lowell St., Arlington, VA 22206  View Map

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The 5.14-acre (224,105 sq. ft.) site is located at 2409 S. Lowell St. in the Green Valley neighborhood. The site is bordered by Charles Drew Elementary School and Community Center (north), South Lincoln Street (east), 25th Street South (south), and South Monroe Street (west).


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

About the Project

The applicant, FHG Limited Partnership (AHC, Inc.), proposes the redevelopment of existing garden style apartments (Fort Henry Gardens) with four buildings of multi-family housing with above-grade parking structures.

Additional project details include:

  • Requested rezoning from RA14-26, Multiple Family Dwelling District to RA8-18, Multiple Family Dwelling District
  • Removal of 82 existing garden style apartments
  • Redevelopment of existing residential site with 4 new buildings:
    • 300 affordable residential units
    • 324,708 sq. ft. of residential GFA
    • 0.61 parking ratio proposed
  • Proposed modifications for:
    • Required parking (requirement – 1.125 parking ratio)
    • Additional density as provided under the Zoning Ordinance
    • Density exclusions
  • Site Plan infrastructure and improvements include:
    • On-site affordable housing
    • Proposed Earthcraft Gold certification
    • Utility Fund contribution
    • Public Art contribution
    • Streetscape Improvements

Applicant Materials

December 11, 2020

October 14, 2020

May 15, 2020

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: Nia Bagley niabagley@yahoo.com
Timeline Milestone / Meeting Materials
October 13, 2020 Site Plan Acceptance
November 4, 2020 Site Plan Review Process Kick-off
November 9 - November 15, 2020 Online Engagement Opportunity


Review Focus: land use, zoning, site design, architecture, historic preservation, transportation, and open space/landscaping

December 21, 2020


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Virtual Site Plan Review Committee (SPRC) Meeting



TBD Virtual Site Plan Review Committee (SPRC) Meeting


This meeting will be hosted on Microsoft Teams

TBD Transportation Commission Meeting


Public Hearing

TBD Planning Commission Meeting


Public Hearing

TBD County Board Meeting


Public Hearing

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