Spotlight Feature

Refreshed Courtyard Design Proposed for Courthouse Square

Courthouse Courtyard Square ImprovementsIn May, the County Board voted on a redesigned courtyard design for Courthouse Plaza. This site plan amendment request proposed landscape modifications for the Courthouse Plaza entrance to the central plaza on Clarendon Boulevard, including the removal of the fountains running through the courtyard and the construction and installation of new landscaping amenities. The applicant, Vornado (VNO Courthouse I and II LLC) revised the design after comments from County staff and the Clarendon-Courthouse Civic Association. The proposed new amenities include new hardscape pavers, overhead festoon lighting, wooden sculptured seating, cafe tables, Adirondack chairs, and preservation of existing trees. The existing entrance clock arch structure will remain.

View details on the courtyard redesign with the applicant’s recent presentation provided to the civic association.

Past Spotlight Features

New Planning Coordinator to Support Crystal City, Pentagon City and Potomac Yard (January 2015)
Community Member Recognized for Planning Leadership (July 2014)