City Market at O Street Breaks Ground / November 18, 2011

ºlai joined other project team members to celebrate the groundbreaking of this $128 Million mixed-use redevelopment and restoration project. Read more about the groundbreaking project here.


Cardozo Senior High School Modernization Breaks Ground / November 16, 2011

ºlai joined Mayor Gray and other city officials to break ground on what is expected to be a year-and-a-half long modernization of this historic high school, as part of the District’s broader 5-year, $3.5 billion campaign to fix its aging schools.


Restoration of Old Market Square in Anacostia / November 09, 2011

Principal Jeff Lee, FASLA, and Senior Associate, Adrienne McCray, RLA, ASLA, joined community leaders for the ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the restoration of this now vibrant public space. Lee and Associates provided design services to St. Phillip's Episcopal Church (located on the square), as part of the numerous community-led improvements, completed in partnership with DDOT.


Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital Opens / October 28, 2011

The ºlai design team celebrates the hospital's opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony, marking an end to the journey in completing this world-class medical facility.


The Dirt Features the Wharf Redevelopment / October 26, 2011

The Dirt discusses the “Developer Financed, Community Designed” theme of the new redevelopment of the Southwest Waterfront in DC, as PN Hoffman hires local teams, Lee and Associates and Nelson Byrd Woltz for the design of the site’s designated public spaces—turning community input into actual park concepts and designs. Learn more about the project here.

New Staff Join ºlai / October 14, 2011

Annie Varma, ASLA joins Lee and Associates as a Project Landscape Architect.

ºlai Participates in DCBIA’s Community Improvement Day / October 01, 2011

Senior Associate Adrienne McCray, RLA, ASLA joins the efforts of more than 500 other volunteers, DCBIA, and the DC Department of Parks & Recreation to bring improvements to the Marvin Gaye Recreation Center at the 19th annual event. Find out more about the improvements being made.

Lyon Village Park Reopens / September 18, 2011

Lee and Associates celebrates with Arlington residents and county officials at the completion of the improved Lyon Village Park and Playground. Park upgrades include new tennis and basketball courts, and a living green picnic shelter canopy.


Artscape Profiles the 9/11 Pentagon Memorial / September 11, 2011

The Arlington Virginia Network (AVN)'s "Artscape" series takes a look at all things cultural around Arlington. In this episode, the show takes a poignant look at Lee and Associates' Pentagon Memorial project. Learn more about the memorial in this video.

Washingtonian Magazine Features The Wharf / September 06, 2011

Led by developer, PN Hoffman, the team is tasked with redeveloping the southwest stretch along the Washington Channel, commonly known as “the Wharf,” into the kind of waterfront destination DC has never had. Read more about this project in the Washingtonian magazine’s September Issue.

City Center DC Breaks Ground / April 04, 2011

ºlai announces the start of construction for the City Center DC development. Led by Hines/Archstone, the 10-acre mixed-use site is home to the former convention center, and upon completion will mark one of the largest downtown development projects in any US city. ºlai is part of a multi-disciplined design team including: Gustafson Gutherie Nichol, Foster+Partners, and Shalom Baranes. Find out more about the project here.