Civic Association of Hollin Hills

Welcome to Hollin Hills
where history, nature, and community converge in a harmonious embrace. Nestled just south of Alexandria, Virginia, this unique neighborhood has woven its story through time, leaving an indelible mark on the landscape and hearts of its residents.

Tapestry of Events 

1. Mid-Century Modern Roots 

Hollin Hills was born in the mid-20th century, a vision brought to life by renowned architect Charles Goodman. His innovative designs blended seamlessly with the natural contours of the land, creating a neighborhood that defied convention. The clean lines, flat roofs, and floor-to-ceiling windows of these mid-century modern homes stand as a testament to creativity and forward-thinking. 

The Goodman Legacy 

Charles Goodman's legacy echoes through every tree-lined street. His commitment to functional beauty and integration with nature shaped the district's character. As you stroll past butterfly roofs and cantilevered decks, you'll feel the spirit of architectural rebellion—a rebellion that embraced light, space, and simplicity. 

A Sense of Belonging 

The Whispering Woods 

Beyond the architectural marvels lies a lush landscape. The Whispering Woods—a communal green space—beckons residents to gather. Children chase fireflies, artists find inspiration under the dappled sunlight, and book clubs discuss literature beneath ancient oaks. It's a place where stories are shared, laughter echoes, and bonds deepen. 

Block Parties and Front Porch Conversations 

Hollin Hills thrives on connection. Block parties spill onto streets, where grills sizzle, music plays, and generations mingle. Front porches become stages for impromptu concerts, and over picket fences, neighbors swap gardening tips and tales of yesteryears. Here, community isn't just a buzzword; it's a way of life. 

Preservation and Progress 

As stewards of history, Hollin Hills residents honor the past while embracing the future. They restore Eichler originals, plant native gardens, and advocate for sustainable living. The district pulses with a shared commitment—to preserve the essence of mid-century charm while evolving with the times. 

Join Our Story 

Hollin Hills isn't just a neighborhood; it's a living narrative. Come explore the winding paths, the hidden nooks, and the warmth of community. Whether you're an architecture enthusiast, a nature lover, or simply seeking a place to call home, Hollin Hills invites you to be part of its ongoing tale. 


Discover the past, live the present, and shape the future at Hollin Hills.  

Civic Association of Hollin Hills (CAHH) 
CAHH is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization in Virginia
1600 Paul Spring Rd., Alexandria, VA 22307
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