Welcome to Seminary Hill Association’s new web page! Our Association is delighted to have this tool to improve our outreach to the residents of Seminary Hill as well as to those who are interested in finding out more about our neighborhood. The Seminary Hill Association, or SHA, is a neighborhood association dedicated to addressing the benefits, issues and challenges of living in the center of Alexandria and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. We work to improve the quality of life for...
UPDATE ON SEMINARY ROAD On Monday, June 24th, at a standing room only meeting in City Council Chambers, the Alexandria Traffic and Parking Board voted 3-2 to recommend that Seminary Road remain a four-lane street, with the addition of two new HAWK pedestrian crosswalks. Board member Ann Tucker made the motion, and board chair William Schuyler, and vice chair Jim Lewis, voted for Ms.Tucker's motion. Board members Kevin Beekman and Casey Kane voted against the proposal. This vote followed a...
RESOLUTION OF SEMINARY HILL ASSOCIATION, INC. IN SUPPORT OF REPAVING, MANAGING CONGESTION AND IMPROVING SAFETY ON SEMINARY ROAD
WHEREAS Seminary Road is an important arterial for residents, commuters and parents, is in
sub-optimal condition due to potholes and other hazards, and is in dire need of repaving; the City
of Alexandria plans to repave Seminary Road in September 2019;
The City of Alexandria is considering 3 options for changes to the travel lanes on Seminary Road. The Seminary Hill Association Transportation Committee is proposing a 4th option. We have included it in this poll as Option #4. Please vote for the option you would prefer.
The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for the City of Alexandria from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m., today, July 17. Temperatures in the mid 90s with a heat index of more than 100 degrees are forecast. These extreme temperatures, combined with high humidity, can be dangerous and even life-threatening without proper precautions.
"I love living in the Seminary Hill neighborhood because it combines the convenience of city living with wonderful large areas of green open space that, despite being privately owned, are accessible to the public. This is an increasingly rare luxury in the City of Alexandria today.”
“Seminary Hill is a vibrant area in the center of Alexandria that is home to a diverse population of engaged residents, and we enjoy the proximity of schools, churches, and recreational opportunities.”
“The Virginia Theological Seminary, Episcopal High School, and Fort Ward Park are all located in the Seminary Hill area. These buildings and grounds were landmarks in Alexandria’s history in the 19th century. I always enjoy showing my visitors these sites and explaining the important role that my neighborhood played in Alexandria’s past."