Developed in the late 1890s, the Dupont Circle area built a reputation as a fashionable residential neighborhood that lasted into the early years of the 20th century. The circle itself was originally called “Pacific Circle” and ...Read More
Ballston is a growing neighborhood in Arlington, Virginia, that combines condominium developments with a mix of office and retail outlets. While the community retains a small town feel with its more established retailers such as the Ballston Mall, it is also the home of a number of new high-rise condo developments, including the Alta Vista and the Monroe. Urban conveniences aside, Ballston offers a number of parks and wide open spaces for walkers, joggers, and bikers. Ballston features a few townhouse communities and single-family homes, many of which have been rehabbed or recently renovated.
Ballston is bounded on the north by I-66, on the south by Wilson Boulevard and on the east by Kirkwood Road and the intersection of N 10th Street and Wilson Boulevard. The community is served by the Ballston and Virginia Square Metro Stations on the orange line.