West End a very suburban area of Alexandria, complete with winding roads and cul-de-sacs lined with homes, annexed to Alexandria from Fairfax County in the 1950s. The Duke Street area of West End boasts both strip style and enclosed shopping malls with a variety of shopping and dining opportunities to choose from.
There are four distinct areas of West End: Seminary Hill, a mostly residential, single-family home area; “The Landmark” area, comprised of mostly condos and high rise apartment buildings as well as a few townhome developments; Lower Alexandria, complete with a variety of smaller homes, rowhomes, townhomes and a variety of commercial and retail property; and Seminary West, which includes neighborhoods west of 1-395; and the Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College.
There is a popular Farmers Market in West End that many residents like to frequent on Sundays from May to November.
If you are looking for fun and entertainment, West End in Alexandria is the perfect place! Many festivals and events are happening throughout the year. There is also a vibrant nightlife throughout Alexandria and surrounding cities, and nearby Washington, D.C. offers professional sports and a number of sightseeing opportunities.
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Image Courtesy West End Farmers Market