47-Unit Boutique Lodging Development Planned in Middle of Chinatown

  • February 2nd 2023

by UrbanTurf Staff

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An image of the new development.

A new plan is on the boards for a group of five townhouses in the middle of DC's Chinatown. 

Rift Valley Partners is proposing a 47-unit residential development with a hybrid lodging use for the properties at 509-517 H Street NW (map). This is not the first proposal for these addresses; Acumen Cos. pitched a "lifestyle" hotel for the same properties back in 2020. 

Designed by Cunningham | Quill, the new 47-unit project will be somewhere between a hotel and an apartment building. 

509-517 H Street NW.

 "The 47 units will have full kitchens, in-unit washer/dryers and separate living and sleeping spaces" Rift Valley Partners Stephan Rodiger told UrbanTurf. "The proposed project will be a lodging use, but with boutique apartment style unit amenities for short and longer stays." 

The exteriors of the townhomes will be preserved while the interiors will be renovated and a large set-back rear addition will be constructed. The development team will go before the Historic Preservation Review Board in February. 

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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/47-unit_boutique_lodging_development_planned_in_middle_of_chinatown/20573.

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