All news and updates about the Shakespeare Theatre Co.'s planned mixed-use high-rise at 501 I Street SW, known as "The Bard"
Oct 23, 2014, 12:12pm EDT
December 13, 2017
Local group, D.C. residents reject planned Shakespeare Theatre Co. headquarters in Southwest Waterfront
The Bard is seen as a bad decision by over 10 locals.
November 13, 2017
Shakespeare Theatre Co.’s planned Southwest Waterfront headquarters revises plans, renderings
The number of residential units planned has been reduced, and a possible mural is also on the table.
July 7, 2017
Shakespeare Theatre Co. renews plans for Southwest Waterfront HQ
"It [is] really the same old story ... [and] the community is not going to let that happen."
July 13, 2016
Shakespeare Theatre Co. withdraws plans for 'The Bard'
The people have spoken, and the Shakespeare Theatre Co. (STC) has listened. BisNow reported that the STC recently withdrew its application for a 136-unit mixed-use high-rise planned for 501 I Street SW, the former site of Southeastern University.
July 6, 2016
Shakespeare Theatre Co.’s planned Waterfront project revised
In February 2016, the Shakespeare Theatre Co. (STC) filed plans to construct The Bard, a mixed-use development that will house residential units, offices, classes, and artist studios. Other benefits for local schools include twice-weekly workshops.
May 6, 2016
Capitol Hill's Shakespeare Theatre to Become Mixed-Use Complex
There are plans to redevelop the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s rehearsal space at 507 8th Street SE for retail, office, and residential space. The rehearsal space will be relocated to 6th and Eye streets SW.