The Neighborhood Square is designed to function as the heart and center of the Chevy Chase Lake development. Its open space and edges accommodate both daily uses such as outdoor dining and casual seating to programmed functions like concerts in the park, seasonal markets and festivals.
Mahan Rykiel Associates developed master plan concepts for this 31-acre mixed-use development in Fairfax County. Partly infill, the project includes retail, residential, office, hospitality, and neighborhood park components. A pilot project for the LEED Neighborhood Development rating system, it has already received a Silver certification.
MGM National Harbor is a $1.5 billion mixed-use resort, the newest addition to the booming multiuse National Harbor development situated along the Potomac Riverfront. A 23-acre destination resort casino, the project also includes a mix of retail, entertainment and dining. Mahan Rykiel was tasked with designing the exterior public areas and entrances.