Carlyle is a unique mixed-use community in Alexandria, accommodating a dense assortment of uses including high-rise residential complexes, large floor-plate office buildings, a luxury hotel, and retail establishments. Just west of Old Town, the neighborhood includes a variety of natural and urban open spaces and parks.
Workers, residents and visitors to Carlyle are fortunate the Carlyle Council offers services to make getting to your destination easier. The Carlyle Community Council (CCC) in partnership with the City’s Local Motion office can ease your commuter experience with its Transportation Management Program (TMP) to promote the use of transit, bicycling and walking in Carlyle.
News, Events, and More. News Check out our latest news, including Bike to Work day, community stories, and more. Events Join us at one of events, from our dog park meetings to The Carlyle Clubs special events
Join us for our first ever Halloween Bar Crawl! Enjoy ghoulish drinks from each of the following participating Carlyle restaurants:
Tequila & Taco
Trademark Drink and Eat
Sweet Fire Donna's
Whiskey & Oyster
Check into each one of the restaurants to enter into a raffle to win a dinner at the Taste of Carlyle, this upcoming November!
Wear a costume for a discounted drink!
This event is sponsored by the Carlyle Vitality Initiative.
The Carlyle Vitality Initiative Presents: Taste of Carlyle
Get ready for a restaurant week in the Carlyle neighborhood. Coming soon!
Stay tuned for details about our Holiday Festivities in Carlyle!
After much consideration and review, Carlyle has decided to drop Zimride as rideshare option. We gave the platform our all and tried hard to market and promote the service within our community. Enrollment was very low and we felt it best to go in a different direction, to better serve our residents and workers. The last day for the Carlyle Zimride discount is October 31st, 2019.
To learn more about the Innovation Forum and the Alexandria Mobility Plan process, visit the Alexandria Mobility Plan website.
Alexandria City Council approved making changes to on-street parking spaces in two areas adjacent to Carlyle. The first area is on the south side of Eisenhower Avenue along the Hooff’s Run area and the other location is along Jamieson Avenue from Holland Lane to West Street.
The Carlyle Council created our first ever Park(ing) Day ‘Parklet’ in front of Sweet Fire Donna’s. We had over 250 patrons visit our parklet and check out our reclaimed parking spaces. Park(ing) Day is an annual event that takes place the third Friday in September, to help spread awareness about other options of transportation besides single occupancy vehicles. Check out our 'parklet' photo album on our Facebook page.
The Alexandria Police Department, Casa Chirilagua and NOVA Alexandria Campus are co-hosting a Community Festival (Dia del Nino/Day of the Child) at Northern Virginia Community College on September 28th from 11AM – 2PM.
Visit the Carlyle ‘parklet’ that will be outside of Sweet Fire Donna’s on September 20th from 9AM – 7PM! We'll have fun give-a-ways and it will be your chance to enjoy some fresh air in our neighborhood.
Our new neighbors – The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children are hosting a fundraiser for the 2nd year – A Culinary Tour of Old Town. This event will be held on November 7th and include 12 restaurants from Carlyle all the way down to the waterfront, and you can eat and drink at all of them. There are also VIP tickets that will allow you to attend the reception at their headquarters followed by a VIP after party with all the chefs and sponsors and live music
In response to a 2017 Virginia Law, AlexRenew is implementing a program called RiverRenew to reduce the discharge of millions of gallons of sewage mixed with rainwater into local waterways each year. The RiverRenew program includes the construction of a tunnel system to capture the sewage mixed with rainwater at the locations where it currently overflows (called outfalls).