Virginia Landmarks
December 2, 1998
Fairlington Historic District
Historic Designation
National Register
March 29, 1999
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Historic Designation

Fairlington was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 29, 1999. On December 2, 1998, Fairlington was listed on the Virginia Landmark Register as well. Listing recognizes that a property is of significance to the Nation, the State or the community.

Fairlington has the rare distinction of being a nationally significant property. It is a notable example of community planning and publicly financed housing built for defense workers and their families during World War II. It was designed by renowned architects Kenneth Franzheim and Alan B. Mills and represents the best of residential construction.

About Fairlington - A Short History

Milestones Following Designation

Fairlington Celebrates Historic Designation
Event Held October 30, 1999

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Community Installs Historic Plaques
Arlington Erects Marker

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Archived Milestones Leading to Designation

Nomination Forms Submitted
To Secure Historic Designation

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Key Events In Fairlington's Bid for Virginia
State and Federal Historical Designation

(Prepared February 19, 2000)

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Historical Designation Committee

Chair: Lorraine Drolet
Co-Chair: Judith Greig

Sub-Committee Chairs

Survey: Lorraine Drolet
Photography: Harold Reem
Data Input: Alan Barnett
Finance: Sandy Hodapp
Communications: Ron Patterson
Volunteers: Jim Mailler