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Parker-Gray Historic District

The Parker-Gray Board of Architectural Review regulates a 40 block area situated west of Washington Street extending north to south from First Street to Cameron Street and from east to west from Alfred Street to N. West Street.


Parker-Gray District Board of Architectural Review  

The Parker Gray District is named for the Parker Gray School which opened in 1920. The school was named in commemoration of John Parker and Sarah Gray who had been principals of two segregared schools, the Snowden School for Boys and the Hallowell School for Girls in Alexandria during the latter part of the 19th century.


Parker-Gray Board of Architectural Review Members

The Parker-Gray District Board is composed of seven members who are residents of the City of Alexandria. The Historic District Ordinance requires that at least two of the Board's members be architects. Members of the Board are appointed by City Council for three year terms with a maximum of 10 consecutive years

Theresa del Ninno, Chairwoman, was appointed to the BAR in 2011 and is an architect by profession (term expires 5/10/2019)

Purvi Irwin, Vice Chairwoman, was appointed in 2012 and is a preservation architect by profession (term expires 6/30/2018)

William Conkey was appointed in 2008 and is an architect by profession (term expires 6/30/2018)

Robert Duffy was appointed in 2010 and is an urban planner by profession (term expires 9/11/2015)

Philip Moffat was appointed in 2006 and is an attorney by profession (term expires 6/25/2016)

Brenden Owens was appointed in 2012 and is a green building specialist (term expires 6/25/2016)

Matthew Slowick was appointed in 2011 and is an attorney by profession (term expires 9/13/2017)


Parker-Gray Public Hearings

Dockets, Staff Reports, & Webcasts (September 12, 2012 - Present)

Dockets, Staff Reports, & Webcasts (April 1, 2009 - July 18, 2012)

Dockets & Staff Reports (January 12, 2000 - September 14, 2011)


Parker-Gray Administrative Approvals Under new Residential Reference Guide

October 21, 2013 - Present 



Historic District Information

Historic District Map  

Alphabetical Listing of Early and Late Residential Addresses in the Parker-Gray District

Sharing Uptown/Parker-Gray Stories

Uptown/Parker- Gray National Register District Nomination

Preliminary Information Form Submitted for National Register Nomination (PIF)