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The Shaw Development Rundown

by Nena Perry-Brown

UrbanTurf has been taking a look at the residential developments in the pipeline for various neighborhoods in the DC area. This week, we will revisit the larger-scale projects in the works for Shaw.

If you missed them, here are the other neighborhoods we have covered this year:


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Ellington Plaza

Monument Realty and PGN Architects’ redevelopment across Wiltberger Street from the Howard Theatre continues to move forward. The Board of Zoning Adjustment recently approved a loading dock variance for the seven-story mixed use project, which will front Ellington Plaza at 608-618 T Street NW (map). The building will incorporate the existing retail facades and eventually furnish 59-79 residential units, 7,420 square feet of retail and two levels of underground parking with 26-43 spaces.


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Roadside Development at 8th and O Streets

Development rights to the city-owned parcel at 1336 8th Street NW (map) were awarded to Roadside Development and Dantes Partners in September 2014. The team, with Shalom Baranes Associates, is constructing an 8-story mixed-used building with 72 condos and 6,900 square feet of retail. The project is anticipated to be completed next year.


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810 O Street

Developer Four Points recently submitted plans to the Zoning Commission for their project at 810 O Street NW (map). The Scripture Cathedral Church on the site will be razed to make way for a mixed-use project. One year ago, the Historic Preservation Review Board approved the plan to construct a 9-story red brick building with 66 apartments and 6,988 square feet of retail. There will also be 68 underground parking spaces, wrap-around balconies, a metal rooftop pergola and ornamental details in the masonry on the north side of the building. Architect Gensler plans for there to also be a few two-level penthouse units with double-height windows.

Correction: An earlier version of this article mistakenly included the Warrenton Group as part of the development team.


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Chapman Stables

Chapman Stables is in Truxton Circle, but was close enough to be included in this rundown. The two-story vacant warehouse was originally built as a coal yard, stable and garage in the early 20th century. The last occupant at 57 N Street NW (map) was the Brass Knob Warehouse, which vacated in 2010. The development team of Four Points, John Sunter and Studio 27 Architects plans to add a third story to the existing building and a five-story addition. The project will include 110 apartments and one level of underground parking with 60 spaces.


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1126 9th Street

The building at 1126 9th Street NW (map) will be partially preserved and transformed into a nine-story development. The plan is to create either 28 or 33 condominium units, with 7,640 or 3,700 square feet of commercial space on the ground- and second-floors. The units will be 700 square feet and larger; there will be two parking spaces on-site, and seven spaces off-site. The development team includes Oak Tree Building Group and Peter Fillat Architects.


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Blagden Alley Micro Units

Development team SB-Urban, Rooney Properties and Hickok Cole Architects are bringing a car-free micro-unit development to 90-91 Blagden Alley NW (map). The project will be comprised of two buildings connected by a glass-enclosed pedestrian walkway: one building containing amenities, and the other with 121 fully-furnished 400 square-foot apartments. The developers are trying to court a more mobile crowd, with 90-day minimum leases and an anticipated average lease term of 7-8 months.


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1212-1214 4th Street

The existing buildings at 1212-1214 4th Street NW (map) will be renovated and expanded into a 26-unit development. Square 134 Architects is the architect for the development, which will include parking and neighborhood-serving retail in addition to three levels of apartments.

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