ParkFairfax VA is a beautiful historical neighborhood in Alexandria, Virginia located in the northwestern part of the city near the boundary with Arlington County. Nearby thoroughfares are Interstate 395 (Shirley Highway), State Route 402 (Quaker Lane), and West Glebe Road. Close to Crystal City, VA and Washington, DC, it is an easy commute near Arlington, VA and Washington, DC.
It includes 1,684 townhouse-type condominiums in more than 200 buildings on 132 acres. It was built in 1941 and 1942 by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company of New York at the request of U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt to provide housing near the new Pentagon. Parkfairfax is listed on both the National Register of Historic Places and on the Virginia Landmarks Register.