Hollin Hills Gets Historic Nod
The Virginia Department of Historic Resources has approved Hollin Hills as a Virginia landmark historic district. The award-winning Fairfax County neighborhood has been long been recognized as one of the groundbreaking modernist suburban communities to be developed post-World War II. The Department’s State Review Board also voted last month to unanimously to forward the nomination to the National Park Service for listing on the National Register of Historic Places. The designation opens up potential tax credits for rehabilitation work on the neighborhoods nearly 450 mid-century modern homes, mostly designed by Charles Goodman. Goodman’s Rock Creek Woods, Hammond Wood and five homes in Takoma Park are all listed on the National Register of Historic Places.