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Tysons

About Tysons

19,627 in city
8,924,087 in metro
12 km² (5 mi²)
147.927017212 m
An unincorporated census-designated place located 13 miles west of Washington, DC in Fairfax County, Tysons Corner, or just Tysons, serves as the technology and retail epicenter of Northern Virginia and the Washington Metropolitan Area. Tysons is the archetypal edge city, located at the junctions of I-495 (Capital Beltway), I-66, and the Dulles Toll Road. It boasts over 25 million feet of office space, over 3,500 hotel rooms, and the largest retail area south of New York City on the East Coast. Capital One, Gannett and Freddie Mac are just a few of the Fortune 500 companies headquartered here. Upon the creation of Fairfax County in 1742, Tysons served as the location of the first courthouse at the intersection of Routes 7 and 123. The courthouse remained there until it was moved in 1752 to Alexandria. Tysons Corner Center opened here in 1968 and is now home to over 250 stores. Buildings in Tysons typically have McLean and Vienna addresses.

Metro Cities

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No. of Buildings

No. Current status
156 All Buildings
135
existing
3
under construction
10
planned
5
unbuilt
3
demolished

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 Capital One Tower 470 ft 2018
2 Adaire 360 ft 2016
3 Ritz-Carlton Tysons Corner 254 ft 1999
4 1850 Towers Crescent Plaza 253 ft 2009
5 1650 Tysons Boulevard 236 ft 1989