Founders Park Community Association (FPCA) | www.alexandriafounderspark.org | $40 per household per year
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Founders Park was created in 1978 through the efforts of a small group of residents along Queen, Quay, Princess and Union Streets who opposed a plan to build an apartment complex of four 18-story towers at the site. If were not for their strong opposition to the proposed development, Founders Park would not exist today.
The City of Alexandria maintains Founders Park as a passive park; private events are not permitted. The Alexandria Waterfront Small Area Plan recognizes the Founders Park’s special role on the waterfront and preserves the current use and character of the park.
Founders Park Community Association
Founders Park Community Association (FPCA) was incorporated in 1979 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership organization dedicated to improving and maintaining Founders Park and the quality of life in the Founders Park Area. The FPCA has been working with the City of Alexandria to protect, preserve, and improve Founders Park’s beautiful green space and Potomac shoreline for over 30 years. FPCA members hold informative monthly get-togethers and park clean-ups (continuing a tradition begun nearly 35 years ago) and two annual events – their annual meeting in the Spring and an annual block party at Quay Street in the Fall.