About the Shops

Shopping with A Unique Point of View.

The Crystal City Shops is a compilation of contemporary restaurants, celebrated chefs, and cool cafes, many with al fresco seating, lined along colorful tree-lined streets. This consummate foodies find, fused with over one hundred stores and services make for an energetic and modern marketplace with a personality and point of view all its own.

The Crystal City Shops...clearly so much to see.


The Crystal City Shops are located in Arlington, Virginia, just across the Potomac River, an easy five minute cab ride from downtown Washington, DC, Old Town Alexandria and Ronald Reagan National Airport.

Easily accessible by car, Metro transit or the VRE, the Crystal City Shops are situated on Crystal Drive and run the length of several city blocks between 23rd Street and 12th Street.

Primary Street Entrance Addresses

The Crystal City Shops at 2100
2100 Crystal Drive
Arlington, Virginia 22202

The Crystal City Shops at 1750
1750 Crystal Drive
Arlington, Virginia 22202

Shopping Center Mailing Address

The Crystal City Shops
Vornado/Charles E. Smith Management Office
1600 Crystal Square Arcade
Arlington, Virginia 22202

The Shops
Information Desk

Need info, directions, dining suggestions? The Crystal City Shops Information Desk is at the ready. Find it located inside the Crystal City Shops at 1750 adjacent to the Metro entrance.

To contact the Information Desk, please call 703-922-4636 (INFO)


Crystal City Shops at 1750

Monday through Friday 10:00am - 7:00pm*
Saturday – 10:00am - 6:00pm*
Sunday – Closed

Crystal City Shops at 2100

Monday through Saturday 10:00am - 6:00pm*

*Restaurants and select stores remain open longer.

Please click on DIRECTORY for individual store information and hours.


Mall Management


Security/Lost &Found


Leasing Information

Kristen Scharer

Media Inquires

Mara Olguin

Website Inquires

Brenda Davis

Vornado/Charles E. Smith


area info


If you are visiting Washington, Crystal City is ideally situated. Directly across the river from Downtown DC, Crystal City is just five minutes from Ronald Reagan National Airport and Old Town Alexandria. Immediate access to Metro or a quick cab ride to anywhere in the city makes Crystal City amazingly convenient.

Twelve hotels in the immediate area offer every option in accommodation and a concentration of the city’s best restaurants and over 100 stores and shops make Crystal City monumentally appealing.

Courtyard by Marriott

268 Rooms
703-549-3434 I 1-800-321-2211

Crowne Plaza

308 Rooms
703-416-1600 I 1-800-227-6963

Crystal City Gateway Marriott

700 Rooms
703-413-5500 I 1-800-228-9290

Crystal City Marriott

345 Rooms
703-413-5500 I 1-800-228-9290

Doubletree Hotel

630 Rooms
703-416-4100 I 1-800-222-8733

Embassy Suites

267 Rooms
703-979-9799 I 1-800-362-2779

Hampton Inn

161 Rooms
703-521-5901 I 1-800-426-7866


386 Rooms
703-418-6800 I 1-800-445-8667

The Hilton Garden Inn

247 rooms
703-892-1050 I 1-877-782-9444

Holiday Inn

280 Rooms
703-684-7200 I 1-800-465-4329

Hyatt Regency

685 rooms
703-418-1234 I 1-800-233-1234

Westin Crystal City

220 Rooms
703-486-1111 I 1-800-325-3535


220 20th Street

220 Twentieth Street offers spectacular views of Washington DC and marks the new standard of luxury rental apartment living in Crystal City.

220 20th Street
Arlington, Virginia 22202


WeLive is a new way of living based upon flexibility and community. Each unit is fully outfitted with living and sleeping areas, a kitchen and a bath. Move in for months or stay for a few nights.

2221 South Clark Street
Arlington, Virginia 22202

The Crystal City Business Improvement District

Throughout the year, The Crystal City BID organizes a schedule of special events, entertainment series, social sports, music, movies, food and wine samplings. For dates and program details, please click here or contact:

The Crystal City Business Improvement District
2001 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Suite 505
Arlington, VA 22202

Synetic Theater

Located in the heart of Crystal City, Synetic Theater is Washington DC’s premier physical theater company.  Founded in 2001 by the husband and wife team of Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili, Synetic seeks to advance and enrich the theater arts in the Nation’s Capital through its unique performance style, which fuses the classical elements of drama, movement, dance, mime, and music into a distinct form of non-realistic theater. This form is simultaneously avantgarde and accessible, with a broad appeal to a wide, culturally diverse, and cross-generational audience. "Synetic has received a total of 120 Helen Hayes Award Nominations and 27 Helen Hayes Awards for its acclaimed performances."

For tickets and more information visit www.synetictheater.com.org.

1800 S. Bell Street
Arlington, VA 22202

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