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The 10 Biggest D.C. Apartment Openings in 2015, Mapped

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Last year, 17 major properties and 3,562 new apartments were added to Washington, D.C.'s inventory, transforming vacant areas in the District into bustling residential areas. Just recently, RENTCafé listed the top 10 largest apartment projects completed in Washington, D.C. this past year, from The Drake to The Shay to Fort Totten Square. With their findings, they reported that this past year's growth of apartments wasn't as large as the previous year's growth. While there were fewer apartment complexes built in 2014—13 to be exact—3,681 units were added to the inventory.

With RENTCafé's findings, Curbed mapped this past year's largest apartment projects. The descriptions of each map point were taken exactly as they were from RENTCafé's findings.



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1. Park 7

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4020 Minnesota Ave NE
Washington, D.C. 20019
(202) 396-1990
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Completed: 1/28/2015
Rental types: 19 studios, 189 one-bedroom apartments, 147 two-bedroom apartments, 22 three-bedroom apartments
Property size: 277,593 sq.ft., 4 story-building, first floor includes retail
Short description: Located steps away from the Minnesota Avenue Metro. Outfitted with modern fixtures and finishes, including active courtyards and nearby parks. Luxury bathrooms with granite-topped vanities and ceramic tile bath surrounds. Resident lounge. Gourmet kitchens, natural granite countertops, upgraded cabinets, and brushed steel appliances. Fully affordable.
Photo credits: Park 7 Official Website

2. Fort Totten Square

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5661 3rd Street NE
Washington, D.C.

Completed: 10/30/2015
Rental types: 35 studios, 228 one-bedroom apartments, 82 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 253,869 sq.ft. 4- and 5-story buildings, first floor includes retail
Short description: Minutes from downtown D.C. and the city’s best dining and nightlife. Spacious new apartments with private balcony, oversized windows. Resort pool, indoor/outdoor yoga studio, bike storage. Resident lounge with media and gaming entertainment, full kitchen and bar. 20% of the units are affordable.
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3. Parc Riverside

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1011 1st St SE
Washington, D.C. 20003
(866) 996-5475
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Completed: 1/13/2015
Rental types: 21 studios, 151 one-bedroom apartments, 115 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 234,314 sq.ft., 10- and 13 story-buildings
Short description: Located in the Capitol Riverfront, two blocks from Nationals Park and the Navy Yard/Ballpark Green Line Metro, adjacent to The Yards Park. Views of Anacostia River and Downtown Washington D.C. High-quality finishes, and resort-style amenities. Barbecue / Grill Areas. Rooftop Swimming Pool. Pet Salon.
Photo credits: Parc Riverside Official Website

4. Jefferson Marketplace

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1550 7th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

Completed: 1/13/2015
Rental types: 16 studios, 198 one-bedroom apartments, 67 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 219,209 sq.ft., 7-story building, first floor includes retail
Short description: Downtown views, 24-hour fitness center, resort-style rooftop pool with sundeck, lounging areas and grills. Pet-friendly community. Close to Shaw-Howard U and Mt Vernon Sq Metro stations. Two private courtyards with indoor bar and outdoor pub.
Photo credits: Jefferson Marketplace Official Website

5. Leo at Waterfront Station

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1150 4th Street SW
Washington, D.C. 20024
(844) 235-3013
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Completed: 8/11/2015
Rental types: 28 studios, 153 one-bedroom apartments, 85 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 188,417 sq.ft., 12-story building
Short description: 1960s office building converted into apartments. Within minutes of all the best D.C. has to offer. Pet-friendly. Stainless steel appliances, movable kitchen islands, full-size washers and dryers in units, floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in closets. Rooftop terrace. Rooftop pool. 53 units are affordable.
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6. The Lex at Waterfront Station

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1151 4th St SW
Washington, D.C. 20024
(866) 928-0449
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Completed: 11/23/2015
Rental types: 30 studio, 147 one-bedroom apartments, 87 two-bedroom apartmentsProperty size: 175,820 sq.ft. 12 story
Short description: Green Building – LEED Silver – Certified. 1960s office building converted into apartments. Dynamic social spaces, designer finishes and fixtures, and 360-degree city and river views. 53 units are affordable.
Photo credits: RENTCafé.com

7. The Shay

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1921 8th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

Completed: 11/23/2015
Rental types: 49 studios, 159 one-bedroom apartments, 37 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 170,492 sq.ft. 3- and 5-story buildings, first floor includes retail
Short description: Sleek and stylish apartments with stunning views of Downtown Washington D.C. Hardwood floors throughout. Floor-to-ceiling windows.
Photo credits: RENTCafé.com

8. 450K

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450 K St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 289-5609
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Completed:2/18/2015
Rental types: 17 studios, 181 one-bedroom apartments, 35 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 159,682 sq.ft. 12-story building, first floor includes retail
Short description: Green Building – LEED Silver – Certified . Views of the Washington Monument. Rooftop terrace. Rooftop pool. Top-of-the-line fixtures and finishes. Located in Mount Vernon, one of DC’S fastest-growing neighborhoods.
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9. The Swift Apartments

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Completed: 2/18/2015
Rental types: 5 studios, 173 one-bedroom apartments, 40 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 165,012 sq.ft., 5-story building, first floor includes retail
Short description: Green Building – LEED Silver – Certified. Stylish apartments and amenities. Fitness center, rooftop terrace with a fire pit. Sound-reducing, double-paned, energy-efficient windows with panoramic views of the Washington Monument and the National Cathedral. Rooftop terrace.
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10. The Drake

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1355 17th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

Completed: 6/12/2015
Rental types: 54 studios, 149 one-bedroom apartments, 15 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 101,093 sq.ft., 9-story building.
Short description: Easy access to Logan Circle, 14th Street, Washington’s monuments and museums, and the many restaurants and shops of Connecticut Avenue. Floor-to-ceiling windows in many apartments. Views of the Washington Monument. Rooftop terrace.
Photo credits: The Drake Official Website

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1. Park 7

4020 Minnesota Ave NE, Washington, D.C. 20019

Completed: 1/28/2015
Rental types: 19 studios, 189 one-bedroom apartments, 147 two-bedroom apartments, 22 three-bedroom apartments
Property size: 277,593 sq.ft., 4 story-building, first floor includes retail
Short description: Located steps away from the Minnesota Avenue Metro. Outfitted with modern fixtures and finishes, including active courtyards and nearby parks. Luxury bathrooms with granite-topped vanities and ceramic tile bath surrounds. Resident lounge. Gourmet kitchens, natural granite countertops, upgraded cabinets, and brushed steel appliances. Fully affordable.
Photo credits: Park 7 Official Website

4020 Minnesota Ave NE
Washington, D.C. 20019

2. Fort Totten Square

5661 3rd Street NE, Washington, D.C.

Completed: 10/30/2015
Rental types: 35 studios, 228 one-bedroom apartments, 82 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 253,869 sq.ft. 4- and 5-story buildings, first floor includes retail
Short description: Minutes from downtown D.C. and the city’s best dining and nightlife. Spacious new apartments with private balcony, oversized windows. Resort pool, indoor/outdoor yoga studio, bike storage. Resident lounge with media and gaming entertainment, full kitchen and bar. 20% of the units are affordable.
Photo credits: RENTCafé.com

5661 3rd Street NE
Washington, D.C.

3. Parc Riverside

1011 1st St SE, Washington, D.C. 20003

Completed: 1/13/2015
Rental types: 21 studios, 151 one-bedroom apartments, 115 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 234,314 sq.ft., 10- and 13 story-buildings
Short description: Located in the Capitol Riverfront, two blocks from Nationals Park and the Navy Yard/Ballpark Green Line Metro, adjacent to The Yards Park. Views of Anacostia River and Downtown Washington D.C. High-quality finishes, and resort-style amenities. Barbecue / Grill Areas. Rooftop Swimming Pool. Pet Salon.
Photo credits: Parc Riverside Official Website

1011 1st St SE
Washington, D.C. 20003

4. Jefferson Marketplace

1550 7th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Completed: 1/13/2015
Rental types: 16 studios, 198 one-bedroom apartments, 67 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 219,209 sq.ft., 7-story building, first floor includes retail
Short description: Downtown views, 24-hour fitness center, resort-style rooftop pool with sundeck, lounging areas and grills. Pet-friendly community. Close to Shaw-Howard U and Mt Vernon Sq Metro stations. Two private courtyards with indoor bar and outdoor pub.
Photo credits: Jefferson Marketplace Official Website

1550 7th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

5. Leo at Waterfront Station

1150 4th Street SW, Washington, D.C. 20024

Completed: 8/11/2015
Rental types: 28 studios, 153 one-bedroom apartments, 85 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 188,417 sq.ft., 12-story building
Short description: 1960s office building converted into apartments. Within minutes of all the best D.C. has to offer. Pet-friendly. Stainless steel appliances, movable kitchen islands, full-size washers and dryers in units, floor-to-ceiling windows, walk-in closets. Rooftop terrace. Rooftop pool. 53 units are affordable.
Photo credits: RENTCafé.com

1150 4th Street SW
Washington, D.C. 20024

6. The Lex at Waterfront Station

1151 4th St SW, Washington, D.C. 20024

Completed: 11/23/2015
Rental types: 30 studio, 147 one-bedroom apartments, 87 two-bedroom apartmentsProperty size: 175,820 sq.ft. 12 story
Short description: Green Building – LEED Silver – Certified. 1960s office building converted into apartments. Dynamic social spaces, designer finishes and fixtures, and 360-degree city and river views. 53 units are affordable.
Photo credits: RENTCafé.com

1151 4th St SW
Washington, D.C. 20024

7. The Shay

1921 8th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Completed: 11/23/2015
Rental types: 49 studios, 159 one-bedroom apartments, 37 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 170,492 sq.ft. 3- and 5-story buildings, first floor includes retail
Short description: Sleek and stylish apartments with stunning views of Downtown Washington D.C. Hardwood floors throughout. Floor-to-ceiling windows.
Photo credits: RENTCafé.com

1921 8th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

8. 450K

450 K St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

Completed:2/18/2015
Rental types: 17 studios, 181 one-bedroom apartments, 35 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 159,682 sq.ft. 12-story building, first floor includes retail
Short description: Green Building – LEED Silver – Certified . Views of the Washington Monument. Rooftop terrace. Rooftop pool. Top-of-the-line fixtures and finishes. Located in Mount Vernon, one of DC’S fastest-growing neighborhoods.
Photo credits: 450K Official Website

450 K St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

9. The Swift Apartments

Washington, D.C.

Completed: 2/18/2015
Rental types: 5 studios, 173 one-bedroom apartments, 40 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 165,012 sq.ft., 5-story building, first floor includes retail
Short description: Green Building – LEED Silver – Certified. Stylish apartments and amenities. Fitness center, rooftop terrace with a fire pit. Sound-reducing, double-paned, energy-efficient windows with panoramic views of the Washington Monument and the National Cathedral. Rooftop terrace.
Photo credits: RentCafe.com

10. The Drake

1355 17th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20036

Completed: 6/12/2015
Rental types: 54 studios, 149 one-bedroom apartments, 15 two-bedroom apartments
Property size: 101,093 sq.ft., 9-story building.
Short description: Easy access to Logan Circle, 14th Street, Washington’s monuments and museums, and the many restaurants and shops of Connecticut Avenue. Floor-to-ceiling windows in many apartments. Views of the Washington Monument. Rooftop terrace.
Photo credits: The Drake Official Website

1355 17th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036