Remembering Michael McCall, developer of the Chrysalis

On the occasion of Michael McCall’s death I reflect on his signature achievements in Columbia, Maryland.

2021-08-23 · 12 min · Frank Hecker

A new plan for Symphony Woods

The Inner Arbor Trust is revising its plans for Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods to reflect new realities.

2020-12-12 · 18 min · Frank Hecker

Now that the Chrysalis has been created

I have some final thoughts after completing my series on the Chrysalis and the background to its creation.

2017-06-10 · 18 min · Frank Hecker

Creating the Chrysalis: Timeline

A timeline of significant events in the history of the Chrysalis and its surroundings, from 1962 to the present, with references.

2017-06-03 · 85 min · Frank Hecker

Creating the Chrysalis: Details, details

Getting the details right on the Chrysalis, featuring Living Design Lab and Mahan Rykiel Associates.

2017-04-21 · 15 min · Frank Hecker