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Find Your Place Right in the Middle of Everything

Del Ray is a magical place, unlike any other in Alexandria - a neighbor and dog-friendly enclave. It’s known for its tree-lined streets, classic architecture and unbinding sense of community. Along Mount Vernon Avenue, cosmopolitan meets quaint, Del Ray’s historic downtown is peppered with eclectic, independently owned shops, holistic health stores and and chef-driven restaurant scene. Each Thursday, a new festival takes to the streets, while every October the ever-popular Art on the Avenue celebrates the community’s multi-cultural diversity. Del Ray also is home to the year-round Del Ray Farmer’s Market and world-famous concert venue, The Birchmere.
 
When you make your home at The Porter Del Ray, you’re within walking distance to all the neighborhood bustle—and you’re close to everything else. Across the street, you’ll find a park, a dog park, ball fields, tennis courts, bike trails and the YMCA. Next door, you’ll find Swing’s legendary coffee shop and new Aldi grocery store. Just blocks from the Braddock Road Metro, you’ll have only a short ride to Old Town, the Alexandria Waterfront, Potomac Yard, Northern Virginia and downtown D.C.