Lewinsville Senior Center

McLean, Virginia

New landscape designs will support the programs of the Lewinsville Intergenerational Center (LIC)—a daycare and recreation center for both children and adults that includes a public athletic field—and the Lewinsville Senior Residences (LSR), an eighty-plus independent living facility specializing in affordable senior housing.
An innovative public-private partnership is redeveloping the 8.65 acre Northern Virginia site. LSG provides services under separate contracts with Grimm + Parker Architecture/Fairfax County and Wiencek Associates/Wesley Housing Development Corporation. 

The LIC will accommodate senior recreation activities, adult day care, and two privately operated child care centers.  Its landscape plan includes drop off and entrance points, a dining patio, a wander garden, accessible gardening, and three playgrounds for the different child care centers and age groups.

LSR landscape plans include a community gardening courtyard, walking paths, a cascading water feature, a butterfly garden, and social gathering places.  Additional LSR design features include site fencing, a public playground, a 190 foot long seat wall at the athletic field made from gabion baskets filled with concrete from demolished sidewalks, and playground benches fashioned from trees removed for new construction.

McLean, Virginia


New landscape designs will support the programs of the Lewinsville Intergenerational Center (LIC)—a daycare and recreation center for both children and adults that includes a public athletic field—and the Lewinsville Senior Residences (LSR), an eighty-plus independent living facility specializing in affordable senior housing.
An innovative public-private partnership is redeveloping the 8.65 acre Northern Virginia site. LSG provides services under separate contracts with Grimm + Parker Architecture/Fairfax County and Wiencek Associates/Wesley Housing Development Corporation. 

The LIC will accommodate senior recreation activities, adult day care, and two privately operated child care centers.  Its landscape plan includes drop off and entrance points, a dining patio, a wander garden, accessible gardening, and three playgrounds for the different child care centers and age groups.

LSR landscape plans include a community gardening courtyard, walking paths, a cascading water feature, a butterfly garden, and social gathering places.  Additional LSR design features include site fencing, a public playground, a 190 foot long seat wall at the athletic field made from gabion baskets filled with concrete from demolished sidewalks, and playground benches fashioned from trees removed for new construction.
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