Elements of Urbanism: Alexandria, Virginia

April 3, 2014 9 comments Open printer friendly version of this article Print Article

Alexandra, VA is the epitome of a vibrant multimodal friendly urban community. Like many communities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, its neighborhoods are compact and walkable. However, unlike what many Jaxsons envision urban living to be, the city's buildings are generally low-rise, despite having a population density of nearly 10,000 residents per square mile.

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