New 14-Unit Residential Project Proposed for Shaw

by UrbanTurf Staff

New 14-Unit Residential Project Proposed for Shaw: Figure 1
Rendering of project for 926 N Street NW. Courtesy of CCCA.

A three-level, 14-unit residential project is on the boards for a property owned by the United House of Prayer at 926 N Street NW (map), the Convention Center Community Association reported on Monday.

New 14-Unit Residential Project Proposed for Shaw: Figure 2

According to the website, the new project, designed by Susan Reatig, will have 14 residential units (one 3-bedroom, six 2-bedrooms, 5 one-bedrooms and two efficiencies) above two retail spaces, one that measures out at 2,400 square feet and one at 800 square feet. It is unclear how many of the units will be set aside as affordable housing. The project looks to have about seven surface parking spots and the four top-floor units will all have roof decks. Currently, the property near the intersection of Blagden Alley and N Street NW is a warehouse and loading dock.

This project will be discussed at the ANC 2F meeting on Wednesday night.

Similar Posts:

See other articles related to: shaw, dclofts

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/new_14-unit_residential_project_coming_to_shaw/5021


  1. anon said at 11:39 pm on Monday January 30, 2012:
    Why must every new building be contemporary in style? This block has some great old buildings. How about building a brick building that actually looks like it was built in 1890 for once? Please? Just once do the right thing? Please? Pretty Please?
  1. makeba said at 11:58 pm on Monday January 30, 2012:
    I have seen so much development in shaw since I lived there back in 1996...and some Im not so happy about. While S. Reatig has a style...I have yet to catch on. There are some really beautifully designed homes from the turn of the century...so it would be awesome if someone would play off that with amazing brick & stone work. The interiors can still be contemporary & lofty. Look at the Whitman @ 9th & M. Beautiful brick & stonework that will still look incredible in 50 years. Her stuff is bland...very easy to pass by and not notice. Im not into criticizing other architects so I will leave it at that. Its good to see she has work. www.gaineskelly.com
  1. jdollop said at 4:20 am on Tuesday January 31, 2012:
    I am sorry - I am going to have to disagree with the two previous commentators. DC is chock full of stone-work - in fact its nearly impossible to pass HPRB in many parts of the city without creating a near replica of neo-victorian. The city desperately needs new takes, new attempts at something new and fresh. Or else we simply do not grow. Surely, change can be a good thing?
  1. Mike said at 5:58 pm on Tuesday January 31, 2012:
    Please no more Susan Reatig designed buildings in Shaw. I like modern and I love to see different styles of buildings melding together in one neighborhood, but most of her designs are so hideous. The eye sore at 5th and O St is a good example of an absolutely hideous design. Looks like a poorly designed medical office building. Although the renderings of this particular building look fine, I have zero faith that she is not going to mess it up somehow.

DC Real Estate Guides

Short guides to navigating the DC-area real estate market

We've collected all our helpful guides for buying, selling and renting in and around Washington, DC in one place. Visit guides.urbanturf.com or start browsing below!

Northern Virginia

Profiles of 14 neighborhoods across Northern Virginia

Looking to Give People A Reason to Stay Past 6pm
Happily Straddling the Line Between City and Suburb
Columbia Pike
Arlington’s Neglected Stepchild is Getting a Makeover
Crystal City
Turning Lemons into Lemonade
Lyon Village
Developing An Air of Exclusivity?
Hitting Its Growth Spurt
An Urban Village Hitting Its Stride
Del Ray
Virginia’s Small Town Near the Big City
Eisenhower Avenue
The Vibrancy Might Take a Few Years
The Quiet Neighborhood By the Beltway
Old Town
Mayberry By The Potomac
132 Commerical-Free Acres
Downtown Falls Church
Staying the Same in the Midst of Change
Tysons Corner
Radical Change Could Be On The Way

See more Northern Virginia »


Profiles of 14 neighborhoods in suburban Maryland

Small-Town Living in the State Capital
Bedroom Community Gets Buzzing Cache
Cabin John
In With The New While Maintaining the Old
Chevy Chase
Affluence, Green Lawns and Pricey Homes
Downtown Silver Spring
Experiencing a Resurgence After a Bumpy History
A Suburb on Steroids
Rockville Town Square
Despite the Dynamism, Still Somewhat Generic
Takoma Park
More Than a Little Bit Quirky
A Foodie Magnet on the Verge of Change
Capitol Heights
Kudzu, Front Porches and Crime
Glass Half Full or Half Empty?
Mount Rainier
Artists, Affordable Homes and A Silo Full of Corn
National Harbor
A Development Rises Next to the Potomac
Riverdale Park
A Town Looking For Its Identity

See more Maryland »

Northwest DC

30+ neighborhood profiles for the city's biggest quadrant

16th Street Heights
DC's Sleeper Neighborhood
Where (Almost) Everyone Knows Your Name
AU Park
One of DC’s Last Frontiers Before the Suburbs
DC’s Northern Neighborhood on the Cusp
DC’s 535 House Neighborhood
Cathedral Heights
Do You Know Where That Is?
Chevy Chase DC
Not to Be Confused With the Other Chevy Chase
Cleveland Park
Coming Back After A Rough Year
Columbia Heights
DC’s Most Diverse Neighborhood, But For How Long?
An Island of Serenity East of the Park
Dupont Circle
The Best of DC (For a Price)
Foggy Bottom & West End
Where the Institutional Meets the International
Forest Hills
Ambassadors and Adventurous Architecture
Foxhall Village
350 Homes Just West of Georgetown
Friendship Heights
A Shopping Mecca With a Few Places to Live
History, Hoyas and H&M
Glover Park
One of DC’s Preppier and More Family-Friendly Neighborhoods
A Posh View From Embassy Row
LeDroit Park
A Quiet Enclave in the Middle of the City
Logan Circle
Trendy Now, But Not By Accident
Mount Pleasant
Sought-After Homes Surround Main Street in Transition
Mount Vernon Triangle
From Seedy to Sought-After
The Long, Skinny Neighborhood at the City’s Northwest Edge
Park View
It’s Not Petworth
Penn Quarter/Chinatown
DC’s Go-Go-Go Neighborhood
Getting a Vibrancy of Its Own
The Duke’s Former Stomping Ground
Shepherd Park
DC’s Garden of Diversity
Spring Valley
A Suburb With a DC Zip Code
Not To Be Confused With Takoma Park
Not Quite Like Its Neighbors
U Street Corridor
The Difference a Decade Makes
Woodley Park
Deceptively Residential
Adams Morgan
No Longer DC’s Hippest Neighborhood, But Still Loved by Residents

See more Northwest DC »

Southwest DC

The little quadrant that could

Southwest Waterfront
A Neighborhood Where A Change Is Gonna Come

See more Southwest DC »

Northeast DC

Profiles of 10 neighborhoods in NE

New Development Could Shake Up Pastoral Peace
A Little Bit of Country Just Inside the District’s Borders
Not to Be Confused With Bloomingdale
Fort Totten
Five Years Could Make a Big Difference
H Street
A Place To Party, and To Settle Down
The Northeast Neighborhood That Few Know About
Michigan Park
A Newsletter-On-Your-Doorstep Community
Evolving from a Brand to a Neighborhood
Ripe for Investment Right About Now
The Difference 5 Years Makes
Big Houses, A Dusty Commercial Strip and Potential

See more Northeast DC »

Southeast DC

6 neighborhoods from Capitol Hill to East of the River

Capitol Riverfront
Still Growing
Hill East
Capitol Hill’s Lesser Known Neighbor
Congress Heights
Gradually Rising
Notable for Its Neighborliness
Historic Anacostia
Future Promise Breeds Cautious Optimism
Eastern Market
A More European Way of Living

See more Southeast DC »