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Alexandria Neighborhoods

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.

Arts Powerhouse

Old Town

Home to some of the “best stores and galleries in the [DC] region,” award-winning restaurants favored by Washington, DC elite (including President Obama) and acclaimed museums detailing the lives of key players in American history, this Alexandria neighborhood is where centuries of history take on a cosmopolitan flare to create a thriving space for art and culture along the scenic Potomac waterfront...

Del Ray Mural

Del Ray

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.


Fort Ward Gate

West End

Home to a large, diverse group of restaurants, a shopping mall, fine hotels and plenty of parking, the modern conveniences of the West End are complemented by early history of Alexandria and areas of peace, reflection and respite.




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.







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