111 Park Place- The Ball Family

Park Place Drive is a lovely circular loop nestled in the corner of Texas Avenue and Masonic Drive. This development called the Park Place Addition came on to the residential housing scene in 1938 and was advertised as the only exclusive residential addition in the city of Alexandria. The area was zoned for no commercialContinue reading “111 Park Place- The Ball Family”

Shiloh Baptist Church, 930 Washington Street

The Historic Shiloh Baptist Church at 930 Washington Street is 6174 sq ft, situated directly next to the future City of Alexandria Civil Rights Park, and located within a mile of the childhood home of the famous Harlem Renaissance figure, Arna Bontemps. The Union Baptist Church of Alexandria was an African American Baptist Church thatContinue reading “Shiloh Baptist Church, 930 Washington Street”