Parker-Gray - Alexandria

Parker-Gray is a historic 40-block area located in the northwest quadrant of Old Town Alexandria, Virginia.  The largest historically black neighborhood in Alexandria, Parker-Gray was settled by freed Blacks before the Civil War and at one time was considered the best neighborhood in town for successful middle-class black entrepreneurs and government employees. Sometimes called "the Harlem of Alexandria," Parker-Gray hosted the likes of Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles at American Legion Post 129 when white venues wouldn't admit them.  A black library, created in 1939 in protest against a whites-only library, still stands as the Black History Resource Center.  

Parker Gray Homes And Condos For Sale

Parker Gray Homes And Condos For Sale December 1, 2021
7
Listed
71
Avg. DOM
$580.51
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$599,900
Med. List Price
7 Properties
$899,500
Subdivision: Old Town
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,590
Sq.Ft.
1996
Year Built
103
Days on Site
VAAX2002692
MLS
What an opportunity to own a FULLY DETACHED home in Old Town! And guess what?....This home was built in 1996! Fantastic space and a premier location just a short stroll to METRO and all that Old Town...
$739,900
Subdivision: Old Town
2
Beds
2
Baths
1,147
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
76
Days on Site
VAAX2003014
MLS
MOTIVATED SELLER! BRING OFFERS.......This beautiful Circa 1900 townhouse offers 2 bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Almost 1200 sq ft of living space plus an additional 300 sq ft garage. Living room...
$690,000
Subdivision: Old Town Alexandria
3
Beds
1
Baths
1,640
Sq.Ft.
1942
Year Built
13
Days on Site
VAAX2005618
MLS
The perfect investment property in Old Town Alexandria. This is situated between the core of Old Town and Potomac Yard. Excellent sales comparables for closed renovation sales. Check out the comp...
$599,900
Subdivision: Old Town Alexandria
2
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
948
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
63
Days on Site
VAAX2004032
MLS
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS!! SEE INCREDIBLY IMPROVED PRICE ON THIS FABULOUS HOME AND THE UNRIVALED DEEP REAR YARD, FOR ALL OF YOUR ENTERTAINING PLEASURES! YOU WILL BE HAPPILY SURPRISED AT HOW QUIET THE...
$580,000
Subdivision: Old Town
2
Beds
1
Baths
884
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
63
Days on Site
VAAX2003066
MLS
A jewel in the heart of historic Old Town! 412 N Henry Street is beautifully maintained and completely move-in ready. The charming exterior welcomes all family, friends, and guests. A bright and...
$575,000
Subdivision: Old Town
3
Beds
1
Baths
952
Sq.Ft.
1920
Year Built
77
Days on Site
VAAX2003380
MLS
This charming, historic, end-unit 3BR townhome is in the HEART of Old Town, less than 1/2 mile to 2 metro stops, and only 3 blocks from the bustling shops and restaurants of King Street. The open...
$365,000
Subdivision: Braddock Place
1
Beds
1
Baths
677
Sq.Ft.
1990
Year Built
92
Days on Site
VAAX2003292
MLS
GREAT NEW PRICE! Perfect for an investor. Welcome to this handsome one bedroom in Braddock Place. Easy first floor access opens up into this light filled unit with views of the pool and hot tub....

More About Parker-Gray

Parker-Gray History

The community draws its name from two former Alexandria educators, John Parker and Sarah Gray.  The segregated school for black students, which opened in Alexandria in 1920, was named Parker-Gray in honor of John Parker and Sarah Gray, who had been principals of two segregated schools during the later part of the 19th century.   Today, many of the buildings and town homes date back to the mid-to-late 19th century.  As the neighborhood has gentrified, many of the town homes and row houses have been lovingly restored to their former glory and are interspersed with newer developments such as the Lofts at Braddock Metro and newly constructed condo buildings.  The 2008 Braddock-area improvement plan helped spur the tear-down of old warehouses to make way for new parks and retail spaces while improving the value of the existing housing stock.

Parker-Gray Location

Parker-Gray is located west of Washington Street extending north to south from First Street to Cameron Street and from east to west from Alfred Street to N.  West Street.   Close to all of the attractions that Old Town has to offer as well as the Potomac River Waterfront and Mount Vernon Bike Trail, Parker-Gray is also a quick drive to Reagan National Airport, the Pentagon and Downtown DC.  The Braddock Road Metro Station on the Yellow and Blue lines is the closest metro station to the area.

From Our Blog - Parker Gray
Parker-Gray Historic Neighborhood in Alexandria

With a spot on the National Register of Historic Places, the Parker-Gray Historic neighborhood in Alexandria proves a delightful location to live or to visit. Filled with hundreds of small ... Read more

The Henry Condo Sold By DC Condo Boutique

DC Condo Boutique represented the buyer of a condo at The Henry, located at 525 Lafayette Street #612, Alexandria, VA 22314 in the Parker-Gray neighborhood. This condo features 2 BR / 2 BA / 1,500 ... Read more

Parker-Gray: Historic Alexandria Neighborhood

The Parker-Gray neighborhood, which recently celebrated its 30th anniversary as an historical district, is a 40-block swath west of Washington Street located in the northwest section of Old Town ... Read more