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The Plans to Convert a Historic Embassy Row Hotel into Luxury Senior Living

  • February 24th

by Nena Perry-Brown

Sketch of hotel with proposed addition, from 20th and Q Streets. Click to enlarge.

Last September, Maplewood Senior Living and Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. announced their acquisition of an Embassy Row hotel to expand their luxury senior living brand.

Now, we are getting a better idea of what this conversion will entail.

Inspīr Embassy Row has filed a historic review application to retrofit the eight-story former Fairfax Hotel at Massachusetts Avenue and 21st Street NW (map) into a 174-unit assisted living and memory care facility. Beyer Blinder Belle is the architect and interior designer.

Aerial of proposed rooftop addition. Click to enlarge.

The project will be the second Inspīr-branded development by the team and its first in DC. The existing property was initially built in 1925 as an apartment-hotel; a huge addition was completed in sixty years later. The hotel closed last year.

Sketch of hotel with proposed addition, from 20th Street and Massachusetts Avenue. Click to enlarge.

The unit mix will span from 333 square-foot studios to 1,100 square-foot two-bedrooms, and each floor will have a common area. Most of the parking on one of the garage levels will also be converted into common areas.

UrbanTurf will provide more details about this project as we receive them.

This article originally published at https://dc.urbanturf.com/articles/blog/the-plans-to-convert-an-historic-embassy-row-hotel-into-luxury-senior-livin/19308.

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