Insiders’ Tips: Things to Know About Lee District

Insiders’ Tips: Things to Know About Lee District


Supervisor Jeff McKay (D-Lee)

Supervisor Jeff McKay (D-Lee District) offered the following Insiders’ Tips on his district:

Top three headlines:

  • Line for Springfield Town Center Opening Day forms three days before grand opening

  • FBI Moves to Springfield

  • On heels of completing the transit study, state remembers it is responsible for the condition of Route 1 and decides to invest in improving its infrastructure

Places to Take a Visitor

  • Huntley Meadows Park and Boardwalk: Where else can you see such a variety of wildlife and vegetation so close to an urban center?

  • Our Special Harbor and Spray Park: It’s great to see children of all ages and abilities having fun.

  • Walker’s Grille: The first green, LEED-certified restaurant in Virginia—and it’s right here in Lee District.

Tips about Lee District

Just about anything you’re looking for, we’ve got:

  • History: Historic Huntley, the Franconia Museum, and we’re just minutes away from Mount Vernon

  • Transportation: Robust transit and access to every major highway but Route 66.

  • Shopping: Coming soon—Springfield Town Center and Wegmans

  • Housing: Everything from apartments to condos to single family

  • Education: Great high schools and the Northern Virginia Community College’s Medical Education Campus