The colorful awnings of the Lee Heights shopping row signal that you are in Lee Heights. There are many shopping and dining choices in this small two-block strip along Old Lee Highway. The restaurants in the Lee Heights shopping center offer a wide array of ethnic food choices: Peruvian chicken at Crisp & Juicy, birthday cakes at Pastries by Randolph, and an amazing assortment of incredible cheese and olives sold at Arrowine, delicious hummus from the Lebanese Taverna or all the fixings needed to create your own pizza masterpiece. Children will love any gifts from Child’s Play, and the owner of the local children’s shoe store along this strip of stores is famous among N. Arlington parents. The home furnishings store Random Harvest (also with a location in Bethesda) is simply lovely and has beautiful furniture sized just right for some of Arlington’s charming but smaller homes. For more information about the shops see here: Lee Heights Shops
In addition, Lee Heights Park is one of the many Arlington parks that provide sanctuary for both people and wildlife. Many have found that just a short walk around the 2.5 acre parcel is good for the soul as well as the body. The park borders an off-street bike/pedestrian path which connects to the Potomac Overlook Regional Park. Picnicking and hiking are popular activities in this green paradise within the urban landscape of Arlington.
Homeowners love living in the Lee Heights neighborhood of North Arlington for it’s wooded and varied landscape, lovely homes, and easy commuting distance to DC and beyond.
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