AroundOldTown

When Wendy and I take walks around Old Town, we typically don't take a specific route, and we often don't know exactly where we plan on walking when we leave the house. There are so many lovely streets, so many beautiful homes, so many things to see. We're 13 years...
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It almost goes without saying that there are a large number of truly old homes in the historic district of Old Town Alexandria. As a whole, Old Town represents one of the most densely packed areas in the country when it comes to homes on the National Register of Historic...
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The word "standalone" takes on a whole new meaning when you live in an urban row house environment. Party walls, shared walls, and common space is quite common place, so the idea of a dwelling and space that is all your own is a dream for many.Along Old Town's Prince...
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Today's Around Old Town subject houses are a collection of three very similar historic homes along Old Town's Columbus Street that were built between 1885 and 1890.  Right in the center of town, I've heard these homes referred to as "Three Queens for Three Sisters." As legend has it, a wealthy...
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Today's Around Old Town subject house is actually no longer a home, though it started its life as one. This building is located at 311 Cameron Street and is situated directly across the street from Alexandria's city hall building. Today, this building is now a collection of small stores and apartments...
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