Clarendon: Top Neighborhood for Young Professionals

by Dan Lesniak

Clarendon2015Thrillist.com, a website dedicated to sharing the best of food, drink, travel reviews and information across the nation, has recently published its Top Nine Neighborhoods for Yuppies, Young urban living professionals. While some may scoff at the term, it is a fact that our area has become one of the nation’s most attractive places for young, working professionals to live. Our Orange Line neighborhood, Clarendon, made the list, and it is easy to see why. Being in the heart of Arlington’s urban center, Clarendon is just what the millennial generation of working professionals wants.

It is the blending of a tranquil, suburban neighborhood with the buzz of an urban city which makes Clarendon an ideal place to call home. Thrillist sites the ability to shop at popular chain stores such as Whole Foods or Pottery Barn, alongside the many local pubs and eateries within easy walking distances, as a major draw to the neighborhood. Clarendon is a place where you can easily get all your shopping, food, and entertainment desires met.

Thrillist’s take on the nine best places for young professionals, or Yuppies as they were described in the posting, has a bit of a cynical edge to it, but when taken in stride, it is clear they did some research and found some great neighborhoods that will meet or exceed the desire of those who want to be able to live, work, and play in an urban setting. It is not just Clarendon that fits this bill, however; all the neighborhoods along the Arlington stretch of the Orange Line make a great place to call home. The way our area has been evolving proves it. From plenty of transportation options, to environmentally sound approaches toward neighborhood development, and the wide variety of shopping, food, and entertainment, as well as our outstanding support of urban green spaces and public art, Clarendon and the Orange Line is a place you can be proud to call home.

Whether you consider yourself a Yuppie or not, if you are ready to buy a home, Clarendon is just one of the great places to choose from in Arlington. Myself, and the Orange Line Living team are here to help you with our unique and specialized services so you can turn your home dreams into reality. To learn more about how we can help you, contact us directly at 571-969-7653 or at [email protected].

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