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Robert Simon overlooks Washington Plaza at Lake Anne, where Reston’s opening ceremony was held in 1965.

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Bob Simon’s Favorite Events, Places in Reston

Reston’s founder, Bob Simon, in last year’s Connection’s Newcomers Guide shared his list of top ten favorite events and places in Reston:

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Reston Founder Turning 100, Reston Turns 50

Robert Simon drinks a martini daily and still thinks about Reston’s potential.

Reston is still Robert E. Simon’s town. The founder of Virginia’s first planned residential community is turning 100 - and the town named after him is celebrating its 50th anniversary - this month.


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