The 5 Residential Buildings in DC With Opening Day Views

  • March 26th 2019

by UrbanTurf Staff

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As opening day approaches, UrbanTurf profiles the residential buildings that boast a vantage point of the games at Nationals Park.

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The view from F1RST. Click to enlarge.


Steps from the baseball stadium at First and N Street SE (map), F1RST has 325 rental apartments and rooftop amenities that include an outdoor theater, a pool, a hot tub, and a vantage from left center field onto the infield of Nats Park.

JBG SMITH has a pair of buildings offering a variety of views into the park.

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View of Nationals Park from the 1221 Van rooftop

1221 Van is a 13-story apartment building with 291 units and a roof deck with stadium-style seating facing the left field of the Park. Also, certain tenants in south-facing apartments above the sixth floor can see into the ballpark from their units. Rooftop amenities in the Hariri Pontarini-designed building also include an infinity pool, bocce court, cabanas and grills.

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Aerial rendering of West Half

Next door at 1221 Half Street SE (map) on the former site of the Half Street Fairgrounds, the West Half building is currently under construction. There will be a total of 465 residential units, including ten duplexes and up to 8 penthouses with private outdoor space. Designed by ODA Architecture, one side of the building will have a dramatically stepped design that creates a pattern of staggered terraces intended to offer several residents private views into the ballpark. The building will also offer rooftop views into the park. 

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A rendering of the roofdeck at 1250.


Jair Lynch Real Estate Partners and MacFarlane Partners are partnering on 1250, a 10-story building with 310 apartments atop a Punch Bowl Social that is scheduled to deliver later this year at 1250 Half Street SE (map). The project is designed by Hord Coplan Macht and will include two roof decks with pool and views into left field, infield and home plate; 20 percent of the units will also enjoy similar views into the Park. 

Roof at eNvy.


Sales will begin soon for eNvy, a 127-unit condo development featuring studio, one- and two-bedroom condos adjacent to Nats Park. The project, from Jair Lynch Real Estate Partners, will feature views into Nats Park from the  rooftop terrace and lounge and many residents will also have views into the park from their units and private balconies. 

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/the-5-residential-buildings-with-opening-day-views/15177.

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