Railroad Cottages


Falls Church, VA

Community Size

(10) 1,500 Sq. Ft. Homes +1,500 Sq. Ft. Common House



Winner of the Urban Land Institute 2019 Award for Excellence in Residential Development, this pocket neighborhood was intended to provide a housing option for those looking to downsize and wanting to maintain connection among neighbors.  The 55+ pocket neighborhood has (10) 2-bedroom private residences and (1) common house for community gatherings.  Boasting EarthCraft Gold certification, this sustainable community has full Geothermal heat pumps, solar array for public area lighting, and permeable pavers to name a few of the green design initiatives.