Alexandria’s Parker-Gray neighborhood near Braddock Metro in northwest Old Town is on the National Register of Historic Places, full of historic architecture and rich African American history with extraordinary restaurants and hidden gems. This guide highlights some of our favorite activities and restaurants in the Parker-Gray/Braddock neighborhood.
To walk through African American history, walk through Old Town Alexandria. From colonial times, to the Civil War, to civil rights, Alexandria has seen black history being made, and today you can discover the stories of African Americans who shaped Alexandria and America at our many sites steeped in African American heritage. Continue reading