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  1. #1 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Radnor/Fort Myer Heights

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

    2 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Former Resident says After living in midtown Manhattan for ten years, we lived in the Belvedere Condominium for five years on Oak Street. If you are making $175K + this is a decent place to live, but not a lot to do at....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 13,944,

  2. #35 Best Places to Live in Washington, D.C. Area.

    Farlington/Shirlington

    Neighborhood in Arlington, VA,

    13 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Current Resident says Fairlington (built 1940-'45) is just up the hill & walking distance from Shirlington restaurants, library, movie & live theater, shops & grocery store/pharmacy. F'ton has 2 distinct areas, North & South. Both extremely walkable, dog friendly (leashed), w/ abundant tree coverage & parking. So. Fair. units have more families, North more diversity. North was built taller & later than South. Red brick bldg. interiors often updated. North is 1 condo association; South, mult. associations.Negatives: condo dues $300-$400+ p/mo.; older construction; assoc. financial issues bear watching; increasing car traffic w/newer dev's.Additional Positives: Bradlee Shopping Ctr. nearby, new Alex West dev.; good access to public transit..

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Population: 12,715,