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A New 200-Unit Project Pitched for Triangular Site on The Wharf

  • Feb 15th

by Nena Perry-Brown

Aerial of proposed development. Click to enlarge.

The Wharf-proximal pipeline continues to grow.

Mill Creek Residential is working toward a planned unit development (PUD) that would replace the Disabled American Veterans building at 807 Maine Avenue SW (map) with 200 apartments above 5,600 square feet of retail. SK+I Architecture is the designer.

Proposed development, from 7th and Maine. Click to enlarge.

The triangular project would be 11 stories tall plus a penthouse, and there would also be up to 70 parking spaces on two below-grade levels. The unit mix will likely span from studios to two-bedrooms with dens, and 15% of the residential space will be Inclusionary Zoning affordable to households earning up to 60% of area median income (AMI), with the exception of one or two units at 50% of AMI.

Proposed development corner retail. Click to enlarge.

The double-height ground floor will be set back from the lot line to create space along 7th Street for a pocket park, public art, terraced seating, and potential outdoor dining. Residential amenities will include a fitness center and a pool terrace.

The development team expects to file a PUD application in two weeks; plans were shared with ANC 6D on Monday evening. Additional renderings are below.

Proposed development, looking south down Maine. Click to enlarge.
Northeast aerial of proposed development. Click to enlarge.
Proposed development, from 7th and Eye. Click to enlarge.

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/200-units-proposed-for-triangular-site-on-the-wharf/19276.

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