Almost 2,000 residential units have delivered in Union Market and Eckington in the past two years, but around that same number of residences are still on the boards for just the Union Market neighborhood.
Below, UrbanTurf takes a look at what remains in the residential pipeline for Union Market. If we missed a project, shoot us an email at editor(at)urbanturf.com.
In case you missed them, here are the other neighborhoods UrbanTurf has covered thus far this year:
- The 1,100 Units on the Boards in Congress Heights
- The 2,000 Units Planned Around Dave Thomas Circle
- The Nearly 1,500 Units in the Friendship Heights Pipeline
- The 1,500 Units Landing in National Landing in the Next Two Years
- The Verge, The Stacks and the Soccer Stadium Development: What’s on Tap at Buzzard Point
- A Metro Development; A 7-11 Development and a Whole Foods: A Look at the Takoma/Georgia Ave Pipeline
- The 3,000 Units in Progress, and 600 Units on Hold, in Rosslyn
- 166 Steps Forward, 54 Steps Back: A Look at the 13 Projects in Georgetown’s Development Pipeline
- The Soon-to-Deliver, and 700 Proposed Units, Destined for The Wharf
- The 22 New Developments on the Boards For Downtown Bethesda
- The 1,500 Units Coming to Tenleytown and AU Park
- A Food Hall, A Fitness Bridge and The Nearly 1,700 Units in the Works For Navy Yard
- DC’s Busiest Development Neighborhood? The 20 Projects on the Boards In (And Around) Shaw
- The 1,200 Units that Delivered on South Capitol Street Over the Past Year
- The 150 Units Coming to Adams Morgan
- The Next Decade of Development at Howard University
- The 9 Potential Developments in the Works Along the DC Streetcar Line
- The 250 Residential Units Proposed Along the 14th Street Corridor
1331 5th Street NE
Gallaudet University and JBG SMITH have plans in the works for what might be the largest new residential development to date in the Union Market area.
The development team has plans for a 120-foot, 647-unit residential development at 1331 5th Street NE (map). The new building, designed by Selldorf Architects, would sit right behind Union Market.
The plan for Parcel 4 is part of Gallaudet and JBG SMITH's larger vision to deliver over 450,000 square feet of office and administrative space, 129,000 square feet of retail, and up to 1,769 residential units on either side of 6th Street between Morse Street and Neal Place NE (map).
The 650-unit development will have 33,500 square feet of retail space and approximately 345 parking spaces. About 10% of the residential units will be set aside for renters earning no more than 50% or 80% of median family income.
Move-ins continue at the Quincy Lane development, led by JBG SMITH and LCOR. At 1625 Eckington (map), 179 condos are delivering with prices starting in the $300s. At City Homes (map), 45 stacked duplexes are currently delivering, developed by Grosvenor Americas. The units are a mix of one-, two-, and three-bedrooms and each has private outdoor space; Cecconi Simone did the interior design and KTGY Architecture is the building architect. McWilliams|Ballard is administering sales and prices start from the low $700s.
A new affordable development near Union Market has a design that is reminiscent of one of New York's most iconic buildings. The 12-story, 115-unit affordable development at 301 Florida Avenue NE (map) from a development team that includes The NRP Group and Marshall Heights Community Development Organization, was designed by PGN Architects in the style of New York's Flatiron building.
The units in the mixed-use rental building will be affordable to income levels at 30% and 50% area median income (AMI). The new building will have 3,000 square feet of ground-floor retail, and amenities on the second floor including a toddler room, a library/computer lab and a gym.
A "pearl-in-shell"-style building is on the boards for 340 Morse Street NE (map) that will deliver 260 residential units above 6,587 square feet of retail, the latter framing the 11,575 square-foot Neal Place Park. At least 20 of the units would be for households earning up to 80% of median family income (MFI). The building will also provide 165 below-grade parking spaces and 135 bicycle spaces.
Penn and 4th
EDENS has not one, but two new residential buildings on the boards for the Union Market area. The developer recently unveiled plans for Penn and 4th, a two-building residential development that will take the place of the Motel 6 building and Maurice Electric parking lot just off of New York Avenue (map). The buildings -- named 4th and Penn -- are designed by HKS Architects and Michael Marshal Design, respectively. There will be a total of 375 apartments, as well as 190 below-grade parking spaces and approximately 30,000 square feet of retail. Approximately 13% of the units will be affordable.
One of the more interesting aspects is the activated alley space that bisects the new development. Designed by David Rubin Land Collective, this paseo running from 4th to 5th Street NE will provide a neighborhood retail experience within the development. Retail will also flank 4th, 5th and Penn Streets.
The UDR and EDENS development at the Maurice Electric warehouse site at 500 Penn Street NE (map) incorporates the two-story façade of the Maurice Electric showroom into a 12-story building, delivering 299 apartments above 22,714 square feet of commercial space. The unit mix will span from studios to three-bedrooms, and 12% of the residential space would be for households earning up to 60% and 50% of MFI. There would also be 203 below-grade parking spaces. Eric Colbert and Associates is the architect.
An 11-story sister building to Union Market with 301 apartments above 23,000 square feet of commercial space at 1329 5th Street NE (map) received zoning approval in January 2020. Seventeen of the units will be for households earning up to 60% of MFI, and another seven will be for households earning up to 50% of MFI. The unit mix will span from studios to two-bedrooms with dens and the building would also include 3.5 levels of underground parking with 310 spaces for both buildings.
At least half of the commercial space will be built to accommodate PDR and makerspace, and the development would also include a new plaza between the new construction and the Union Market building. EDENS and Clarion Gables Multifamily Trust are the developers; hord | coplan | macht is the architect.
This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/a-flatiron-activated-alleys-and-the-2000-units-on-the-boards-at-union-marke/20129.
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