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 Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory and Botanic Gardens is located on 14 acres of Baltimore’s Druid Hill Park and has been a City landmark for generations. In collaboration with the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks Mahan Rykiel led the planning and design effort to develop a comprehensive Framework Plan for the Conservatory with […]
Cylburn Arboretum comprises 207 acres of woodland, meadows, gardens and lawns in Baltimore City. It is home to beautiful historic buildings, many species of wildlife, and is visited by large numbers of school children, families, garden clubs, scout troops and individuals who come to explore, learn, participate in events, and simply enjoy nature.
Inspired by his life and legacy, the family of Pierce Flanagan III sponsored the creation of a downtown park that bears his name. Selected by the family to design this park, Mahan Rykiel has created a unique open space that will engage children and families as part of the Inner Harbor landscape.
Mahan Rykiel Associates is working with an international design team that includes Martha Schwartz Partners to create a new park near Merriweather Post Pavilion. The plan provides an array of venues designed to make the park a destination for the community.
When Pope John Paul II visited Baltimore in 1995, he carried a message of hope and understanding, concern for the poor and respect for religious freedom. The new Pope John Paul II memorial prayer garden embodies these same ideals, inviting people to contemplate the themes of the late pontiff in a setting archdiocesan leaders described […]
Named one of “10 incredible topiary gardens around the world” by Architectural Digest and “the most outstanding topiary garden in America” by the Garden Club of America, Ladew Topiary Gardens is a 22- acre non-profit garden and manor house located in Baltimore County horse country. The elaborate gardens were designed by socialite and huntsman, Harvey […]
Wyman Park Dell, a 16-acre historic park, is one of the few parks in Baltimore fully conceived and designed by the Olmsted Brothers. The park is a significant resource for the surrounding neighborhood, institutions such as the Baltimore Museum of Art and Johns Hopkins University as well as for the City residents.
Druid Hill Park is Baltimore’s first large municipal park—comprising 745 acres of lawns, rolling hills, and forest—and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. From its inception, the park’s beautiful water features also functioned as sources of drinking water for the citizens of Baltimore.