Rosslyn is one of several 'Urban Villages' found inArlington, VA. Located on the banks of the Potomac River, right across from Georgetown/a> in Washington, DC, Rosslyn is the closest Arlington neighborhood to the District.
Because Rosslyn is located just across the river from Georgetown, getting into Washington, DC is extremely easy. In fact, many people walk across the Key Bridge every day to commute to work.
Getting around town when living in Rosslyn is a breeze, as it it home to Metro stops with both the Blue and Orange lines. There is also an extensive public transportation system in place for those interested in traveling by bus.
Rosslyn has become an extremely attractive place to live and commute into the city from for its convenient location, great amenities, and slightly more affordable rents. Rosslyn is a very urbanized neighborhood with a very distinct skyline, characterized mainly by the Rosslyn Twin Towers, where many corporations are headquartered. There are a lot of restaurants, bars, and shops in Rosslyn, clustered along its main corridor, Wilson Boulevard.
Rosslyn is also home to the Iwo Jima Memorial and Arlington National Cemetery.