Revised Plan For Blagden Alley Micro-Units Includes Parking
An exterior rendering of the Blagden Alley micro-units
Late last year, the DC Court of Appeals issued a ruling remanding a micro-unit development with no parking planned for Blagden Alley back to the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA). The Court found that the BZA didn’t consider adjusting the quantity of required parking spaces, nor did it adequately justify approving a full waiver of the parking requirements based on the site and its history.
As proposed, the SB-Urban and Rooney Properties-led development would restore and construct an addition to the historic garage at 91 Blagden Alley and connect the garage to a newly-constructed residential building at 917 M Street NW (map), delivering 123 micro-units.
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Pedestrian bridge between the proposed buildings.
While the BZA approved the development in September 2015, along with granting full relief from the 62-space parking requirement in effect at the time, a group of neighbors responded by filing suit, which led to the Court of Appeals intervening.
Under current zoning regulations, 20.5 parking spaces are required for the development site. Consequently, the amended application will furnish 21 parking spaces on one underground level beneath the M Street building. The garage would be accessible using a car elevator off an alley.
The BZA will consider the revised proposal next month.
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This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/blagden_alley_developer_to_return_to_bza_with_parking/12302.
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