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Douglas Development Plans Office-to-Hotel Conversion in Georgetown

  • April 18th

by Nena Perry-Brown

Northwest aerial of proposed development. Click to enlarge.

Douglas Development has plans in the works to bring another hotel to Georgetown. 

The longtime DC developer has applied for historic preservation concept review to retrofit the five-story office building at 1023 31st Street NW (map) into a 90-100 room hotel.

The office building at the address would be wholly converted; two adjacent rowhouses would remain, although prior rear additions to the rowhouses would be demolished in order to create an interior courtyard and construct a rear addition to the hotel.

Subject site. Click to enlarge.
Proposed development, from 31st and South Streets. Click to enlarge.

The lower level of the office building, currently a garage, would be retrofit into an exercise room, "breakfast area", and back-of-house space. FILLAT + Architecture is the designer.

Proposed development, looking north up 31st Street. Click to enlarge.

This new hotel would add to the other hotel developments in the works for the neighborhood, including a revived proposal to replace the Latham Hotel, and a recent pivot from residential to a CitizenM hotel for a warehouse building on Water Street.

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/douglas-development-an-office-to-hotel-conversion-proposed-in-georgetown/19529.

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