From a quiet crossroads, Clarendon has grown into a walkable medley of quirky shops and premium national retailers, tree-lined neighborhoods and soaring condominiums. But it has become such a residential, shopping and entertainment magnet that some worry it will lose the very ambience that has made it so appealing.
SOURCES: Satellite and aerial photography courtesy of Arlington County.
Demographic and development data provided by Environmental Systems Research Institute and Arlington County
CREDITS: Reported by Karen Yourish, Andrea Caumont and David Murray, The Washington Post;
Graphic by Laura Stanton, Nathaniel Vaughn Kelso and Laris Karklis, The Washington Post, and Alyson Hurt, washingtonpost.com;
Satellite photography slideshow programmed by Nelson Hsu, washingtonpost.com