The Historic Preservation Program helps identify, preserve, and protect Arlington's historic resources. Working with the Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board (HALRB), program staff researches and designates historic sites, surveys buildings and neighborhoods, and promotes preservation efforts and Arlington's heritage throughout the community.
Under the administration of the 15-member Historical Affairs and Landmark Review Board (HALRB), County preservation staff develops programs and projects to identify and protect Arlington’s historic resources. Such activities include:
Did you know that Arlington County has over 80 historical markers? Click here to see the full list of markers and their accompanying text.
The Arlington County Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Committee (ACSACWC) has been established to provide educational programs and projects that commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War and how the conflict involved Arlington County. Arlington County was considered the dividing line between the Union and the Confederate States. For more information, please connect to the ACSACWC website.
Department of Community Planning,
Housing & Development
Neighborhood Services Division
2100 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22201
Please contact Rebecca Ballo with the Neighborhood Services Division with any questions or comments regarding the historic preservation pages on this website.