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
Southwood is a wooded enclave of the Mount Vernon district in Alexandria, Virginia. With close proximity to public transit, as well as to the Pentagon and Fort Belvoir, Southwood is a favorite of commuters. Residents are just minutes from the 18 mile walking/biking trail along the George Washington Memorial Parkway as well as the Mount Zephyr and Grist Mill Parks, providing ample recreation opportunities. Many of the properties in Southwood feature Colonials on meticulously landscaped lawns. Homes go quickly in this neighborhood that is also renowned for its active civic association and highly social neighborhood block parties.