A map of the site at 13th and D Streets SE.
A developer’s plan to turn a 2.13-acre site in Capitol Hill into 41 townhomes and 40 condos is moving forward at the Board of Zoning Adjustment (BZA) this month. Insight Property Group provided UrbanTurf with renderings on the portion of the project requiring BZA approval.
Insight and Federal Capital Partners are working with Maurice Walters Architects, SK&I Architects and Quinn Evans Architects on the design for the former schoolhouse site at 13th and D Streets SE (map).
An overview of the townhomes that will require approval.
The project shows Insight’s attempt to blend in with its surroundings rather than design something bold — which is not too surprising given that the entire project will conform to the low density required by the R-4 district and is already drawing sharp comments from density-wary neighbors. As reported earlier this week, the two oldest buildings on site will be turned into 40 condos, and nine rowhouses will be built on one part of the site by right. The remaining 32 rowhouses will require a go-ahead from the BZA.
Here’s a look at the renderings for those rowhouses:
A look at some of the proposed townhomes.
Another look at proposed townhomes.
The homes on the “mews” Insight hopes to create on the interior of the site.
An alley within the project showing the parking that will be provided with most of the buildings.
Another look at the mews.
This article originally published at http://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/plans_and_renderings_for_insights_41-townhome_capitol_hill_project/9808
Most Popular... This Week • Last 30 Days • Ever
UIP recently filed plans with DC's Historic Preservation Office for a 321-unit develo... read »
The new store will open at 9am on July 13 at the City Ridge development.... read »
The grocer has announced plans for other stores in Skyland and Columbia Heights.... read »
Federal Realty Investment Trust has submitted preliminary plans to the Montgomery Cou... read »
UrbanTurf looked at median prices for condos, co-ops, rowhouses and detached single f... read »
DC's homebuyer assistance programs can be a bit complex. This edition of First-Timer ... read »
Our guide for amateur landlords who don't really know what they're doing.... read »
UrbanTurf has compiled virtual looks at large new developments around the DC region.... read »
The eight-bedroom, 35,000 square-foot home known as The Cliffs hit the market Wednesd... read »
Brookfield Properties is moving forward with development plans for additional sites i... read »
With this weekend's DC houseboat tour a day away, UrbanTurf thought it only fitting t... read »
President Obama travels to Denver this morning to sign the stimulus bill that has bee... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader wonders if there is a rule for h... read »
As The Wharf prepares to begin construction, DC's houseboat community heads to its ne... read »
In this week's installment of Ask An Agent, a reader asks a fairly common question th... read »
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!
Intro guides for first-time home buyers
Awesome and unusual real estate from across the DC Metro