Clarendon

Photo: outdoor marketClarendon is located on the Wilson Boulevard-Clarendon Boulevard corridor, which was named one of 10 "Great Streets" in the U.S. by the American Planning Association in 2008. Clarendon offers mid-sized office buildings near the Clarendon Metro station and safe, stable neighborhoods full of single-family homes and tree-lined streets.

Clarendon plays host to businesses of all sorts and sizes, many of them with nationally recognized names. The Market Common Clarendon shopping center features Barnes & Noble, Crate & Barrel, Apple Store, The Container Store and Pottery Barn. But Clarendon is probably better known for its local, homegrown businesses. This combination of local and national results in a shopping and retail scene that is quite varied and unique.

Clarendon's reputation for good food and lively bars is very well deserved, as people from throughout the DC metropolitan area come to the neighborhood to sample the ethnic restaurants. Regular events in the area include a farmers market every Wednesday afternoon, year-'round. There is also an annual Mardi Gras celebration and the Clarendon Day festival in the fall.

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Car-Free Transportation Options and Car-Free Diet Partners in Clarendon

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          League of American Cyclists

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          Meeting on Washington Blvd. enhancements March 1

          February 21, 2017, WashCycle

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          Public Meeting -- South Park at Potomac Yards

          Wednesday, February 22, 2017

          Your Child's Development Resource Fair

          Saturday, February 25, 2017

          Feel the Heritage Festival

          Saturday, February 25, 2017

          Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade

          Tuesday, February 28, 2017

          Washington Blvd. enhancements open house

          Wednesday, March 1, 2017

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          14th Street Bridge
          1439
          Arlington Mill Trail
          442
          Ballston Connector
          109
          Bluemont Connector
          216
          CC Connector
          689
          Clarendon EB bike lane
          161
          Custis Bon Air Park
          359
          Custis Rosslyn
          1161
          Fairfax EB bike lane
          122
          Joyce St NB
          26
          Joyce St SB
          24
          Key Bridge East
          1096
          Key Bridge West
          521
          Military NB bike lane
          37
          Military SB bike lane
          41
          MVT Airport South
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          Quincy NB bike lane
          86
          Quincy SB bike lane
          68
          Roosevelt Bridge
          298
          Rosslyn Bikeometer
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          TR Island Bridge
          1309
          WOD Bon Air Park
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          1577
          WOD Columbia Pike
          1118
          WOD East Falls Church
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          Arlington Mill Trail
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          CC Connector
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          Custis Bon Air Park
          236
          Custis Rosslyn
          786
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          63
          Joyce St SB
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          Key Bridge East
          3108
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          1149
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          TR Island Bridge
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          WOD East Falls Church
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