Landsdowne. A Great Place to Live in Alexandria (Fairfax County), Virginia
Welcome to Landsdowne

We welcome you to Landsdowne, a place we love to call home.  This website really is “all about you” Landsdowne.  Please take a few minutes to review the various sections we have included.  It is a snapshot into our community.  It will give highlights of events, insight into issues of importance and serve as a neighbor to neighbor resource.  Please also check back frequently.  We hope to keep this site informative, updated, and fun. 

Our community website was developed to serve as an informative resource for both our neighborhood and our local community. Please feel free to contact us with your comments and suggestions.


~ News ~
When is a Building Permit Required
Posted on Apr 15th, 2014 Comments (0)
This is the time of year when many people begin to think -- home improvement.  Adding new additions, upgrading our existing home elements all are encouraged.  Please note, however, many items are covered under our ARB Guidelines and also may require a Building Permit.  Please click here for when, and what requires a building permit -- before making any modifications.
Thank You. 
2014 Pool Pass Application
Posted on Apr 14th, 2014 Comments (0)
The 2014 Pool Pass Application will be online late tonight.  An email will be sent iin the morning with the link.  Yes .. the pool opens in just under 6 weeks.  Wow .. where did time go.
One thing that will be repeated -- Every single question will need an answer -- even if it does not apply to you.   Let the fun begin ...tonight. 
DEA Prescription Drug Take Back
Posted on Apr 9th, 2014 Comments (0)
Do you know how to properly dispose of prescription drugs?  Or where to do so? 
April 26th is the DEA National Prescription Drug Take Back at area police stations.  For full details, click here
Two New Surveys
Posted on Mar 26th, 2014 Comments (0)
We have added two new surveys.  Please take a moment to let us know your thoughts.  The first is for event planning.  The second concerns sand removal.  Please just click through each one and let us know your opinions.
Thank You.
What Do You Do If an Emergency Strikes NoVa?
Posted on Mar 19th, 2014 Comments (0)
Are you ready?  We all hear of disasters striking elsewhere.  Are you among the many who feel -- there -- sure?  But here?  No way?  Well join the club.  Many of us feel the same way. 
For an excellent, online resource to help formulate your emegency plans for your family and/or your business, please check ReadyNova.  Their website is
Hilltop Village Center Street Names
Posted on Mar 17th, 2014 Comments (0)
We have been asked by several residents how the street names for Hilltop Village Center were assigned.  A very good question -- and frankly, we did not know the answer.  After consulting with Michael Galliott (the family who owned the property where the center is located) we learned the following --

"I named three out of the five roads in the shopping center by combining first names and last names from my family.
  • Clemaline comes from my grandparents Clem and Aline
  • Heneska comes from my great-grandparents Henry and Franceska
  • Gailson comes from Gailliot and Dyson (grandmom’s maiden name)
The other two are Old Beulah Street and Hilltop Village Center Drive."
To view the latest site plan and tenant listings, please click here
Portable Fire Pits
Posted on Mar 17th, 2014 Comments (0)
Spring will be here on March 20th, and by weather indications one day soon.  We know it.  We really, really know it.  As the weathe becomes nicer, people want to spend more time outside.  The question of firepits (portable and permanent) is often raised.  Before purchasing or installing one, please read the following Fairfax County Regulations pertaining to firepit use.  If you wish to install a permanent one, ARD approval is required. 
To read county regulations pertaining to firepits, please click here.
Think permanent spring, please.
New Questionnaire for Your Input
Posted on Feb 21st, 2014 Comments (0)
Please take a few minutes and complete our Questionnaire concerning some possible special interest classes we are considering adding this year.  Click here for the Questionnaire.  
Thank you in advance.
New Book Club Forming
Posted on Feb 9th, 2014 Comments (0)
By special request, we are hoping to form a Landsdowne Book Club.  Interested?  Please contact us with your contact information.  Clubs@Landsdowne.Org.
Thank You
Koinonia Food Basket Project
Posted on Nov 12th, 2013 Comments (0)
Koinonia, the Franconia-Kingstowne social services agency, provides emergency food and clothing to needy area residents.

Holiday food baskets are a wonderful way to give back, and a great project to share with your children. Or consider putting together a basket’s contents along with a neighbor or friend.

Sign up online to provide a basket:

And view suggested basket contents and other information at:

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~ Upcoming Events ~
2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 19th, 2 to 4 pm at Soccer Field off Morning View Lane
Hold the date and watch your email for event information.
Dumpster and Shredding Day
Saturday, April 19th, 8 a to 12 p at Landsdowne Community Pool Parking Lot
Details to follow .. this is the time to clear the clutter and shred that "stuff." 

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