On July 30, 2016, Ellicott City experienced devastating flooding when nearly six inches of rain fell in less than two hours. This flash flood claimed two lives, significantly damaged dozens of businesses, and displaced many residents. While Ellicott City has experienced many flood events through its 250-year history, the destruction caused by the 2016 flood […]
Mahan Rykiel was selected by the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore to re-imagine Rash Field to be Baltimore’s destination location for a diversity of uses and users from across the demographic spectrum who are interested in health & wellness, arts & culture, local food, and urban nature. Planning for such uses involved a diligent public engagement process that […]
In response to significant reinvestment and redevelopment initiatives underway within its downtown, the City of Greenville, South Carolina commissioned the development of master plans for three sectors of its downtown area. The purpose of the sector plans is to provide a framework for the City to guide new public and private development strategically, and enhance […]
Patterson Park Master Plan Baltimore, Maryland Patterson Park is the oldest public park in the City of Baltimore, a 137-acre active and passive recreation destination for city and neighborhood residents. The Patterson Park Master Plan process responded to the increase in demand and use of park resources including social and ecological systems that have been […]
East McIntire Park comprises nearly 80 acres of passive open space north of the downtown Charlottesville area, centrally located within the urban ring of the City and Albermarle County. Mahan Rykiel is providing landscape architectural services for the phased conversion of a pasture golf course to natural open space and trails, as well as the […]
The City of Lancaster hired Mahan Rykiel to work with the community to create concepts for the renovation of the plaza known as Lancaster Square through a collaborative, creative placemaking process. The plaza is in the heart of the City and it was imperative that residents from all quadrants of Lancaster feel ownership. The goal […]
Baltimore Red Line is one of many projects designed by Mahan Rykiel Associates that can be found across the globe. Mahan Rykiel Associates is internationally recognized in landscape architecture, urban design, planning and research.
The Blandair Park site is a 300-acre parcel centrally located in Columbia, Maryland. Acquired by Howard County in the mid-1990’s, the previously farmed land represents the only undeveloped property of its size within the New Town boundaries of Columbia. Surrounded by a mix of single and multi-family residential neighborhoods, Blandair Park is slated to be […]
The former location of a McCrory’s store, this urban site was transformed into a pocket park at the same time the Historic Baldwin Hotel was receiving an addition and being renovated to create a satellite campus for the University of Maryland.