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Flags across Rosslyn

Neighborhood commemorates Sept. 11 anniversary by flying American flags

For several days surrounding the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, many of Rosslyn's largest buildings are flying American flags to pay tribute to those who lost their lives. The flags also recognize the heroic efforts of countless individuals from fire and police departments who responded and helped support those in need. This annual tradition started spontaneously in Rosslyn following the 9/11 attacks. Coordinated today by the Rosslyn Business Improvement District, the flag display is an expression of patriotism from the area business community.

"Many members of the Rosslyn community were working here during the 9/11 attacks and recall firsthand the devastating impact they had on Arlington and our local community," says Rosslyn BID President Mary-Claire Burick. "I'm grateful to our property managers for coming together each year to fly the American flag to honor those who lost their lives on this tragic day. Even as time passes, it's important that they not be forgotten."

Many choose to view Flags across Rosslyn while visiting the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial or from the Key Bridge over the Potomac.

Thank you to this year's participants!

  • 1735 N. Lynn (Altus)
  • 1655 Fort Myer Dr. (Altus)
  • Hyatt Centric
  • 1919 N. Lynn (JLL)
  • 1530 Wilson (Lincoln)
  • 1001 19th (Potomac Tower- Brookfield)
  • 1500 Wilson (Cushman Wakefield)
  • 1300 Wilson (Commonwealth Tower – Divco)
  • 1501 Wilson (Monday)
  • 1515 Wilson (Monday)
  • 1525 Wilson (Cushman-Wakefield)
  • Turnberry Tower
  • 1616 Fort Myer (Cushman-Wakefield)
  • 1700 N Moore (AREP)
  • 1812 N Moore (Monday)
  • 1100 Wilson (Monday)
  • 1901 N Moore (JAG)
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