What's That Inverted Glass Pyramid on the Left Leaving Dulles Airport?

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax

 

 

Center for Innovative Technology, Herndon VA

 

 

 

If you have flown into Dulles International Airport, you probably noticed this very cool looking glass building peaking above the tree line off to your left as you head up toward the Beltway.

 

 

 

 

 


Center for Innovative Technology, Herndon VA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 What is it? It is the Center for Innovative Technology in Herndon VA.

Known locally as: "You know.....that inverted glass pyramid building off the Dulles Toll Road".....CIT just celebrated 25 years of helping co-ordinate and advance Virginia's technology development.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 I love to photograph CIT for obvious reasons. Check out the fall colors as reflected in this beautiful building below:

 

 

 

 



If you just heard that you have to relocate to Herndon VA from the cosmopolitan area you know call home and are afraid that you will be letting life pass you by as you come to some place out of the movie "Deliverance".....don't worry.

Herndon is one of the nation's leading lights that you never heard of.

 Herndon has 10 hotels, dozens of restaurants,and millions of square feet of high end office space...where there are JOBS!


Herndon has beautiful office buildings
 Located in Fairfax County Virginia, Herndon enjoys an unemployment rate of less than half the national average and provides high income job opportunities as the county's technology hub.

If you are not familiar with the Northern Virginia area, Fairfax County ranks #1 in the nation for household income level among large US counties. Our neighbor Loudoun County, ranks #1 for median family income for all counties regardless of size.

 

 

 

One of 5 Herndon Starbucks

 

 

 

So yes you will be able to find a Starbucks....

Five to be exact, in the Herndon zip codes...

...AND Five more in Reston VA, Herndon's neighbor.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

Herndon has Older Classic Homes and...

 

 

 

Herndon offers Classic residences...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Herndon has Newer Classic Homes ...

 

 

 

....And Newer Classic residences....

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you are relocating to the Herndon VA area and need real estate assistance, please drop us an email. 

As former denizens of high tech-dom.... (GTE for Jan and Control Data for Steve) and 20 year residents of Herndon... we understand your world and can help you relocate here with a minimum of frustration :-)


You can set up your own private Herndon home search right here: Jan and Steve's Listingbook.


Thanks for stopping by.

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We also create a custom photo tour that is sent to other agents and prospective buyers.

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Rainmaker
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William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
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Steve, that CIT building does give off some cool colors. I can see whey you like it.

October 29, 2010 07:59 PM
Rainmaker
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Steve and Jan Bachman
Realtors - Northern Virginia
RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax

Thanks Bill, my guess is that you are currently within the Fall colors as we speak.

October 30, 2010 08:29 AM
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Kay Van Kampen
Realtor®, Springfield Mo Real Estate
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That is a beautiful building.  I've never seen it.  I'm afraid I'd have a problem on the top floor.

October 30, 2010 09:54 PM
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John Novak
Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
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Nice slideshow, Steve. The CIT building probably has some great opportunities for reflective shots, too.

October 30, 2010 10:00 PM
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Steve and Jan Bachman
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Kay, yes being on the upper floors is a bit weird. We have been to a couple functions there and I spent more time looking around than paying attention to the people I was supposed to be paying attention to.

 

John, I want to get back over and take some artful photos before the foliage passes on.

October 31, 2010 08:23 AM
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Tony & Darcy Cannon
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Very interesting building! 

October 31, 2010 06:03 PM
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Steve and Jan Bachman
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Thanks T & D...I wish I had designed it instead of just photographing it :-)

November 01, 2010 10:06 AM
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