Ballston is located at the western end of the Rosslyn-Ballston corridor. The area is a mix of tall office buildings, condos, apartments, hotels, shops and restaurants. But venture just a few blocks away from the metro stop, you will find desirable single family homes and beautiful parks. The Kettler Capitals Iceplex is at the top of Ballston Common Mall parking garage-home to the NHL Washington Capitals. The condos close to Ballston-Marymount Metro station include, Ballston Park, Ballston 880, Alta Vista, Hawthorn, Hyde Park, Liberty Center, Lexington Square and East View. The surrounding neighborhoods are Waverly Hills/Cherrydale, Brandon Village, and Cathcart Springs.