New Renderings Provide a Closer Look at the Dancing Crab Redevelopment

by Nena Perry-Brown

Newer aerial rendering of Dancing Crab redevelopment. Click to enlarge.

Nearly six months ago, UrbanTurf reported on the plans filed for a mixed-use redevelopment of Tenleytown's former Dancing Crab restaurant. Now, we are getting a more detailed look at the project.

Previous aerial rendering of Dancing Crab development. Click to enlarge.

As proposed, the planned-unit development at 4615 Wisconsin Avenue NW (map) and 4611 41st Street NW (map) will upzone the site from MU-4 to MU-5-B, allowing for a seven-story building with 41 apartments above a 4,971 square-foot restaurant. The project will also have a 1,259 square-foot rooftop bar and lounge alongside the roof deck.

Newer rendering of the proposed PUD, looking northeast. Click to enlarge.
Previous rendering of the proposed PUD, looking northeast.

There will also be outdoor patio space for the restaurant and a mural will be painted on the south façade of the building. The community has also negotiated for public co-working space to be included in the rooftop lounge.

Rendering of the rooftop terrace and lounge. Click to enlarge.

The unit mix will include 21 studios (ranging from 285 to 474 square feet), 17 one-bedrooms (ranging from 385 to 558 square feet), and two 1,004 square-foot two-bedrooms. Both of the two-bedrooms will be inclusionary zoning units available to households earning up to 60 percent of median family income (MFI); an additional one-bedroom will be a 689 square-foot unit affordable to a household earning up to 50 percent MFI.

Bonstra|Haresign is the architect. The Zoning Commission is scheduled to consider the project on September 27th. Additional renderings are below.

Rendering of the building entrances and restaurant patio on 41st Street. Click to enlarge.
Rendering of the building looking north on 41st Street. Click to enlarge.
Rendering of the building looking south on 41st Street. Click to enlarge.

All renderings courtesy of Bonstra|Haresign.

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/a-closer-look-at-the-dancing-crab-redevelopment/14441

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