Imagine your special event in a beautiful Historic site! The Athenaeum is a lovely setting for ceremonies, business events and receptions, and was listed in Washingtonian magazine as one of the 10 best places to have a party in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. You and your guests will enjoy a special art exhibit amidst one of the few remaining examples of neo-classical Greek revival architecture in historic Alexandria. A Greek Revival building built in 1851, it was home to the Bank of the Old Dominion, where Robert E Lee did his banking. Today it is an art gallery and home of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association. The Athenaeum is available for rental for wedding ceremonies, receptions, parties, business meetings and seminars. An event in this Virginia landmark property, picturesque inside and out, will create the memories of a lifetime for you and your guests.