Free Mattresses, Some Perhaps Stained, Available in Crystal City

The stains may be minor.

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Free mattresses and mattress sets will be available beginning Wednesday in Arlington, a Craigslist user informs the public:

Starting on Wednesday after 11 AM I will have 11 king mattress sets and 3 full sized mattress sets to give away. These are FREE – you HAUL. No one on site will be able to help remove the mattresses or box springs. Bring someone to help you carry them if you cannot carry a King Mattress by yourself.

These beds are USED. As is condition. Some beds could have minor stains on them etc.

The address corresponds with the Americana Hotel, a classic piece of 1960s Crystal City architecture and the setting for a scene in the Ben Affleck classic State of Play. (H/t Kelsey D. Atherton.)

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Andrew Beaujon joined Washingtonian in late 2014. He was previously with the Poynter Institute,, and Washington City Paper. His book A Bigger Field Awaits Us: The Scottish Soccer Team That Fought the Great War was published in 2018. He lives in Del Ray.