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Colonial Village is a historic garden apartment complex located at Arlington County, Virginia, United States. It contains 226 contributing buildings built in four stages between 1935 and 1940. The buildings hold approximately 1,055 apartments. The brick Colonial Revival-style buildings are situated around courtyards with clusters of five and seven buildings to larger groupings of up to thirteen. Colonial Village was the first Federal Housing Administration-insured, large-scale, rental housing project erected in the United States. The complex has been converted to condominiums split into three phases (Colonial Village I, Colonial Village II, and Colonial Village III) and two apartment complexes: Colonial Village Apartments and Colonial Village West. The Arlington County Board designated the garden apartment complex to be a local historic district on December 5, 1978. The National Park Service listed the Village on the National Register of Historic Places on December 9, 1990.

See also

* List of Arlington County Historic Districts

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Website for Colonial Village I: A CondominiumWebsite for Colonial Village II: A CondominiumWebsite for Colonial Village III: A CondominiumWebsite for Colonial Village Apartments: Wesley Housing Development CorporationWebsite for Colonial Village West: Apartment Homes
Category:Neighborhoods in Arlington County, Virginia Category:Residential buildings on the National Register of Historic Places in Virginia Category:Arlington County Historic Districts Category:Colonial Revival architecture in Virginia Category:Residential buildings completed in 1940 Category:National Register of Historic Places in Arlington County, Virginia Category:1935 establishments in Virginia {{ArlingtonCountyVA-NRHP-stub