Community spotlight: Reston

  • The city's full build out is still underway.
  • A Silver Line station in the city began running in 2014.
  • Home values declined in the city during the past 12 months.

Known for its influence on residential and corporate development in suburban America, the Washington, D.C. community of Reston is considered the largest planned community in Virginia.

Founded in April 1964 by Robert E. Simon, the city’s influence on development was recently chronicled in a new documentary Another Way of Living: The Story of Reston, Va.