Alexandria is a vibrant and diverse community. Its neighborhoods blend classic 18th and 19th Century architecture with modern culture. Every neighborhood in Alexandria is unique, but every area is alive with energy and excitement. Spend some time exploring our neighborhoods and you'll see why Alexandria is consistently ranked as one the country's best places to live and work!
Find history living at every turn in the 3rd oldest historic district in the nation. Colonial architecture lends itself to unique shops and restaurants. Dogs are optional, but always welcome.
Artisans of all types gather in Del Ray to live, work and shop and make this neighborhood an enclave for the arts. Just up the road, and a half a world away, lies Arlandria with restaurants with international color and an internationally recognized music hall.
Invention and innovation are at the heart of Eisenhower Valley. Located at the west end of Old Town adjacent to the King Street Metrorail station, this neighborhood is the contemporary counterpart Old Town as it creates history for tomorrow.
Home to a large, diverse group of restaurants, a shopping mall, fine hotels and plenty of parking, the modern conveniences of the West End is are complemented by early history of Alexandria and areas of peace, reflection and respite.
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