I-495 the Capitol Beltway

495 passes through Springfield, Alexandria, Annandale, Merrifield, Idylwood, Tysons Corner, Bethesda, DC, and New Carrollton. This road is a connector to several commuters’ daily work routine. There are lots of neighborhoods near 495. Also this road gives access to countless businesses.

 

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  • Womens job ad, from the 1940s

  • Old Town, in 1977

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    There are many interesting details in the picture from 35 years ago on S. Washington St. in Old Town Alexandria.

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  • Richmond Highway Express

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    Richmond Highway Express, nicknamed “REX” is a bus route operated by the WMATA (the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority) in partnership with Fairfax County, the City of Alexandria, the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Federal Government. The REX is a limited stop express bus that serves the Richmond Highway corridor. Before the REX, riders from…

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  • From Location to Commute, Will This Affect Real Estate?

    For those searching for homes in Northern Virginia, the location is always the main and important factor. However, there are a lot of specifications that would decide on a location. Those would be the exact neighborhoods, views, noise, schools, accessibility to shopping centers/ entertainment/ convenient stores/ healthcare and more. But there is one factor that…

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  • Walk Score includes public transportation!

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    Walk Score helps people find walkable places to live. Walk Score calculates the walkability of an address by locating nearby stores, restaurants, schools, parks, etc. Walk Score attempts to numerically measure how easy it is to live a car-lite lifestyle—not how pretty the area is for walking. If you’re looking for a walkable area, check…

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