The Old Arlington Mill

Civic Association Snapshot
Since 1947, Arlingtonians have been calling the Arlington Mill neighborhood home.  First at Park Glen and Magnolia Gardens (1947) and then expanding throughout the rest of the neighborhood. The neighborhood organized into a Civic Association in 1975 as the Columbia Heights West Civic Association.  In 2015, the association, seeking to distinguish itself from other liked-named neighborhoods, voted to change its name to Arlington Mill. 

Though the association and neighborhood's name has changed, its goals have not. The association continues to provide a forum in which neighbors can come together and discuss neighborhood issues, Arlington County services, Columbia Pike redevelopment as well as promoting neighborhood social activities. Residents are eligible to serve on committees or as commissioners on various Arlington County Government advisory groups including the Planning Commission, Transportation Commission, Neighborhood Conservation Advisory Committee, Form Based Code Working Group and the county-wide Facilities Study. 

Any person residing in or owning property within the territorial limits of the Association is eligible for membership. Membership to the Association is free. Costs related to any activity of the Association will be paid by the members suggesting such activity or by donation.

Territorial Limits
Northern: 7th Road S.
Southern: Columbia Pike
Eastern: S. Arlington Mill Drive
Western: S. Carlin Springs Road

Annual Community Events
Tree Giveaway - Early April
Bulk Pickup/Clean up Day - Early May
Neighborhood Day – Early June

(L-R: Genelle Schuler, Mary Hynes,
 Darren Hildebrand, Chris Zimmerman,
 Linley Mancilla)

Neighborhood Announcements

  • Share Your Views on Buck Property, 601 S. Carlin Springs Road Share Your Views on Buck Property, 601 S. Carlin Springs Road Interactive public forum Wednesday, May 24 Open house on May 30 Public asked to review scenarios for both properties ...
    Posted May 19, 2017, 8:34 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • UPCOMING CONSTRUCTION AT WEST END OF PIKE -- more info below Columbia Pike APRIL 3, 2017 Work Starting Between Four Mile Run, County Line Pre-construction work is scheduled to begin Monday, April 10 on the west end of Columbia Pike ...
    Posted Apr 5, 2017, 8:19 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • Street cleaning schedules for Arlington Mill Zone 8: Wednesday – April 19; May 17; June 14 Arlington Forest Columbia Heights West/ Arlington Mill Barcroft Forest Glen Buckingham Glencarlyn
    Posted Apr 5, 2017, 8:13 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • SPRING CLEANING OPPORTUNITY - Spring E-Care Event Saturday, April 15 Good afternoon, Arlington County’s E-CARE event will be held Saturday, April 15 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Thomas Jefferson Middle School, 125 S ...
    Posted Apr 5, 2017, 8:09 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • Prescription Drug Take Back Day April 29 Police to Participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 29, 2017 Public Information Officer Ashley Savage from Arlington County Police Department · 15m ago On Saturday, April 29 ...
    Posted Apr 5, 2017, 8:08 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • Community Walking Tours OUNTY WANDERING COMMUNITY WALKING TOURS WITH ARTIST GRAHAM COREIL-ALLEN, PRESENTED BY WALKARLINGTON & ARLINGTON ARTS   RSVP AT WALKARLINGTON.COM/ENGAGE   APRIL 30 – LEE HIGHWAY 11AM - 12: 30PM MEET AT LANGSTON ...
    Posted Apr 5, 2017, 8:06 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • Annual Spring Artfest Week at Fort CF Smith Park in Arlington It’s Back! Annual Spring Art Week at Fort Smith Park in Arlington   ArtFest Week (March 31-April 7, 2017) Presented by the Arlington Artists Alliance at Fort C.F ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2017, 5:39 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • April Public Education Programs from the Virginia Cooperative DATE:      March 14, 2017 TO:          Arlington/Alexandria Community Organizations FROM:     Cherri Harris, Publicity Chair, Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE)                    Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia (Alexandria/Arlington) SUBJ:     April 2017 Free Public ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2017, 5:37 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • Notices of interest Scam Targets PTAs, Civic Associations | ARLnow.com   ACPD, State Police, Feds Conduct Raid at Columbia Pike Apartment | ARLnow.com   Rethink Energy: Spring Is Knocking, Is Your Home Ready? | ARLnow.com
    Posted Mar 16, 2017, 5:37 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • See you at the 2017, Arlington Home Show and Garden Expo! Celebrating Earth Day!! We are now in the final stretch for the 2017 Arlington Home Show & Expo. The Arlington Home Show team looks forward to a great 11Th  edition on April ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2017, 5:36 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • Arlington County Dept. of Parks and Recreation Nature and History Programs for February 2017 Arlington County Dept. of Parks and Recreation Nature and History Programs for February 2017  To register:             Phone: 703-228-4747             On-line: https://registration.arlingtonva.us  Locations:  Gulf Branch Nature ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2017, 12:24 PM by Lilly Mancilla
  • Child Development Workshops - Feb 25 Child Development Workshops Parents and caregivers: Registration is open for "Your Child's Development 2017." This 9th annual FREE fair for Arlington parents and caregivers of children aged 0-5 ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2017, 11:21 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • Cooperative Extension FREE Finance programs February Virginia Cooperative Extension FREE Finance programs February Event Name: Money 101: Basic Budgets Description: A Financial Primer for College Grads and Young Professionals - A free 3-week course designed to ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2017, 11:20 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • Cooperative Extension America Saves Essay Contest Virginia Cooperative Extension Annual America Saves Essay Contest Open to high school students ages 14 and older in 9-12th grade. Students must attend an Arlington County or City of ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2017, 11:20 AM by Lilly Mancilla
  • Sustainable Landscaping series from Cooperative Extension New 5-Part Series on Sustainable Landscaping from the  Virginia Cooperative Extension We are proud to announce our new 5-part public education series on Sustainable Landscaping beginning February 11 ...
    Posted Jan 25, 2017, 11:19 AM by Lilly Mancilla
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