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Columbia Forest Historic District
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Location Bounded by 11th, S. Edison, S. Dinwiddie, S. Columbus, S. George Mason, and S. Frederick St., Arlington, Virginia
Area 48 acres (19 ha)
Built 1942 (1942)-1945
Built by Army Corps of Engineers; Johnson, Jesse
Architectural style Colonial Revival
NRHP reference No. 04000047
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Added to NRHP February 11, 2004

The Columbia Forest Historic District is a national historic district located at Arlington County, Virginia. It is directly east of the Virginia Heights Historic District. It contains 238 contributing buildings in a residential neighborhood in South Arlington. They were built in two phases beginning in 1942 and ending in 1945, and consist of 233 single-family dwellings contracted by the Federal government to house the families of young officers and ranking officials. They are two-story, two- and three-bay, paired brick or concrete block dwellings in the Colonial Revival-style. They were built under the direction of the Army Corps of Engineers by the Defense Housing Corporation.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.

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