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Lake House Construction Under Way at Richard Simpson Park
By Parks And Recreation
Posted on February 06, 2018, February 06, 2018

The building layout for the new Lake House is starting to take shape as concrete pouring continues at Richard Simpson Park in west Arlington.

Over the next 30 days, workers will continue constructing foundation concrete beams and begin forming for the building's concrete floor.

The current Lake House building is 1,288 square feet and will remain in place and operable throughout construction. The building will then be demolished, and the surrounding grounds reclaimed as greenspace per a subsequent contract.

The new Lake House will be 7,200 square feet and feature a community room, conference room, covered patio, kitchen, storage, office and park restrooms.

Phase one of park redevelopment improvements started late October 2017. The $3.5 million project, scheduled to be complete by December 2018, aligns with the Arlington City Council priority to Champion Great Neighborhoods. Construction is funded through the 2008 Bond Referendum and Arlington Tomorrow Foundation.

For the master plan, click here. For a project overview, click here.

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Bond Program, Champion Great Neighborhoods, Richard Simpson Park
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