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
Clarendon is a vibrant community in Arlington, Virginia, nestled between Rosslyn and Ballston. Known as one of the most “walkable” communities in the DC area, Clarendon features a diverse mix of boutiques, bistros, and dining options. Following gentrification with the opening of the Clarendon Metro Station in the early 1980s, the neighborhood has seen the arrival of a several anchor retailers, including Whole Food’s, Trader Joe’s, and Pottery Barn. Read more about Clarendon real estate.
The Clarendon housing stock is dominated by single homes in the Lyon Park and Lyon Village communities while Station Square, the Phoenix and the Clarendon 1021 are all luxury high-rise condominiums. The former Sear’s parking lot is the site of a mixed residential/commercial project that features townhomes, luxury apartments and national chain retail stores. The demand for new housing is so great that many older single family homes are being torn down to make way for new construction projects.
Clarendon is bounded by Wilson Boulevard (westbound) and Clarendon Boulevard (eastbound) and served by the Clarendon Metro Stop on the Orange Line.