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The West End of Alexandria was annexed from Fairfax County in 1952.

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Redevelopment Spotlight Moves to Alexandria's West End

Developers stand to gain a fortune, but what about low-income residents?

Ever since city officials annexed the half of Alexandria west of Quaker Lane in 1952, the West End has had to fight for a place at the table.

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West End Worries

Beauregard small-area plan raises concerns about displacing poor residents.

Like the street that bears his name, Confederate Gen. Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard was difficult to manage.


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