Alexandria

VA

Remarkable. Recognized. Riverside.

Old Town Alexandria is located along the western bank of the Potomac River. Residents are mainly professionals working in the federal civil service, in the U.S. military, or for one of the many private companies and trade associations located in proximity to the federal government.

The historic center of Alexandria is known as Old Town. Along with its concentration of boutiques, restaurants, antique shops and theaters, it remains a residential neighborhood. Many of Old Town Alexandria’s town homes are true Trophy Homes, some of which are always included in our Timeless Classics collection. For larger homes with significant acreage, look to properties along the Potomac waterfront.

Alexandria is home to numerous trade associations, charities, and non-profit organizations such as the American Diabetes Association, BoatUS, Catholic Charities, Citizens for the Republic, Global Impact, Good360, Islamic Relief USA, United Way, Volunteers of America and the Salvation Army. Other organizations located in Alexandria include the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity, the American Counseling Association, the Society for Human Resource Management, the National Society of Professional Engineers, and the National Beer Wholesalers Association. The US Patent Office maintains headquarters just outside Old Town. 

The city is served by the Alexandria City Public Schools system and by the Alexandria campus of Northern Virginia Community College. The largest seminary in the Episcopal Church, Virginia Theological Seminary, is located on Seminary Road. Virginia Tech's Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center, also known as WAAC, is located on Prince Street in Old Town, offering graduate programs in Urban Affairs and Planning, Public and International Affairs, Architecture, and Landscape Architecture. Virginia Commonwealth University operates a Northern Virginia branch of its School of Social Work and The George Washington University (Washington DC) also has a campus near the King Street metro Alexandria has several of the Washington, D.C. area's top private schools, such as St. Stephen's and St. Agnes School, Bishop Ireton High School, and Episcopal High School. Also in the city are Alexandria Country Day School, Commonwealth Academy, St. Mary's Catholic School, St. Rita's Catholic School, Blessed Sacrament Learning Center and Global Health College.

Alexandria is located just south of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington County. As with other Washington suburbs, Alexandria is also served by Washington Dulles International Airport in Sterling, Virginia and by Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport near Baltimore, Maryland.

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