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60 Apartments, Maybe a Moxy Hotel, and a Market: The New Plans a Block from Nats Park

by Nena Perry-Brown

Aerial of proposed development, from Half and Q Streets. Click to enlarge.

The development pipeline off South Capitol Street is growing by 11 stories.

D.B. Lee Development is proposing a hotel-residential-commercial project a block from Nationals Park in Southwest DC. The development would replace the auto repair shop on the northwest corner of Half and Q Streets SW (map) with 60 apartments, a 190-room hotel, and a roughly 4,000 square-foot market.

Southwest corner of proposed development. Click to enlarge.

The building would also have a 4,900 square-foot penthouse-level bar, as well as rooftop residential amenities that include an indoor dog wash and an outdoor dog run. The unit mix would span from studios to two-bedrooms, and ten of the apartments would be inclusionary zoning.

Rendering of hotel lobby entrance with sidewalk seating. Click to enlarge.

The market would include fresh produce, prepared foods, some food-and-beverage stalls, and indoor seating. Both the market and the lobby of the hotel, which may be a Moxy brand or something similar, would have Nanawall folding garage-style doors to create open indoor/outdoor flow and sidewalk seating.

Southeast corner of proposed development. Click to enlarge.

The development would also include a pick-up/drop-off area on Q Street, seven parking spaces along Half Street, and 55 below-grade parking spaces, including some tandem and stacked spaces. The building materials are expected to be black and dark red brick, and metal panels and fins; there may also be a mural on the north façade. Fillat + Architecture is the designer.

ANC 6D is expected to take a voting action on the project in January. Additional renderings are below.

Proposed development, along Half Street. Click to enlarge.
Aerial of proposed development, from Half Street looking toward Q. Click to enlarge.
Streetview at corner. Click to enlarge.

This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/60-apartments-maybe-a-moxy-hotel-and-a-market-the-plans-a-block-from-nats-p/17652

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