Nearly half of the residents in Rosemont hold an advanced degree, compared with an average of 8 percent in most U.S. cities. Most residents hold executive or government positions and work in the nation's capital.
Rosemont is a historic neighborhood in Central Alexandria, an upscale, affluent area packed with amenities and easy access to Alexandria's Old Town and the world-class attractions of Washington, D.C. Located near three major airports, Rosemont has Washington metro lines, city buses, train routes and even water taxis to get around the area. Alexandria's Rosemont District is located in the center of the city with most goods and services from schools and libraries to coffee shops and grocery stores within radius of 1 mile or less. The Rosemont District is within walking distance of the Potomac River.
Best Music Venue: The Birchmere is known as America's Music Hall. This historic venue has hosted many famous names including Mary Chapin Carpenter and Johnny Cash.
Best Chocolate: Blueprint Chocolatiers in Alexandria's Old Town features chocolates for every taste and a micro café for chocolate drinks and other treats.
Best Organic and Natural Foods: Mom's Organic Market offers natural remedies, organic produce, meats and seafood.
Best Waterfront Dining: Indigo Landing features new cuisine with views of the Potomac River and the capital skyline from the Washington Sailing Marina.
Best Riverside Park: Waterfront Park, in the center of Old Town, offers boat docking as well as walking paths and an expanse of open park lawn along with seating for outdoor concerts and events.