Rosslyn is the gateway of Arlington, Virginia and Washington D.C.
- Rosslyn is thought to have gotten its name from a farm once owned by a William Ross and his wife Carolyn.
- There was once an aqueduct that crossed the Potomac River connecting the C&O canal from Georgetown to Virginia so that barrages could easily make their way to Alexandria.
- High-rise development of Rosslyn was kicked off in the 1960s with the buildout of the interstate highways from Washington DC to suburban Virginia.
- Rosslyn is not limited by the height limits of neighboring Washington D.C.
- Rosslyn is great for high-rise living with views.
Rosslyn or zip code 22209 is comprised of a large number of condos and co-op apartments. In the past year there were two hundred sixty five (265) condos and co-op units to trade in the 22209 zip code with an average sold price of $537,000 in fifty one (51) days on the market. The highest sale was a penthouse at the Turnberry Tower. The condo was a Model J floorplan with 3 bedrooms, 3 and a half baths and was 3,045 sf. That luxury flat in the sky sold for $3,050,000 or $1,002 psf.
The 22209 zip code also includes townhomes communities. Over the past year one hundred twenty nine (29) townhomes traded at an average sales price of $1.888M in fifty (50) days on the market. The largest sale in the 22209 zip code in the past year was at the Bromptons at Monument Place for $2,250,000 for a 3 bedroom, 4 bath, two half bath property that was 4,862 sf.