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Lake Anne Plaza

Situated on the shores of Lake Anne, Reston's first lake, Lake Anne Village Center, now referred to as Lake Anne Plaza,  is Reston’s first village center and considered the founding site of Reston. In 1964, residents started moving in and all commercial spaces were leased by February 1965. Originally, the center included a grocery, art gallery, art supply store, pharmacy, hardware store, library (where the museum is today!) and other practical and recreational amenities. Lake Anne Plaza was the site of Reston's official dedication on May 21, 1966.  The plaza houses sculptures by James Rossant and Gonzalo Fonseca. Its architecture had European influences and is classic mid-20th century modern.  Lake Anne Plaza is listed in the National Register of Historic Places since 2016. Developed by Reston, VA Inc.

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