Mahan Rykiel has been leading the overall master planning and repositioning of Suburban Square, which is an historic retail center that was started in 1928 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Analyzing the opportunities and constraints of the existing site, our team crafted an overall vision plan for the property with a focus on establishing distinct districts that […]
Mahan Rykiel worked closely with the owner and architects to develop a new public space and gateway to the repositioned Ballston Quarter project, with an emphasis on exciting forms, a variety of seating spaces and a focus on the user experience. Once completed, the plaza space is envisioned to become a unique destination in the […]
Mahan Rykiel Associates was hired by a local developer to design a $3 million, 28,000-square-foot civic greenspace and hardscape that will serve as the centerpiece of downtown Crozet and spur new development.
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.
Pentagon Row is a successful mixed-use community on Joyce Street in Arlington. Mahan Rykiel was charged with rejuvenating the plaza and increasing the seasonal programming space by half—while still allowing plenty of pedestrian circulation, and increasing planting areas within the reduced area.
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.
Located within the 27 acre Harbor Point site, Sandlot transforms what was an empty gravel expanse into the city’s newest hot spot. Sandlot is envisioned as an interim installation as Harbor Point, a 27 acre redevelopment, continues its build out.