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So Many Construction Sites in D.C.'s Central Neighborhoods!

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Curbed readers, does it seem like the entirety of D.C. is under construction? Who needs a skyline when we have tower cranes and still more tower cranes! We've noted a particularly high volume of hard hats in the central part of the city, namely the Shaw, Mt. Vernon Square and NoMa neighborhoods. We think we've found all the construction (and a little destruction) in the area and we've put together this handy map of upcoming developments. All of the photos included in the map unless otherwise noted are by Gerry Suchy.

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1. City Market at O Street

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This hip apartment complex and fresh food hub at 9th & O has just opened their leasing office this week. While there's certainly a fair amount of construction left prior to their fall opening (note: no windows yet), they are taking appointment on site.

2. CityCenter DC

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While there are still a lot of question marks as to who will occupy the retail spaces in this massive development, their construction certainly seems to have entered the latter stages. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

3. Marriott Marquis

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One of D.C.'s highly anticipated hotels (and CityCenter DC's neighbor) will finish up in 2014. That said, some of the finishing touches (brick and windows) have started to appear on the building's exterior. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

4. Jefferson at Market Place

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7th Street Northwest & Q Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

This upscale apartment complex (with parking!) will be able to take advantage of the retail and grocery options at nearby City Market at O while still boasting its own rooftop pool. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

5. m.flats

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450 K Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

The website hasn't revealed much in the way of information about the complex yet, but the residents' proximity to The Passenger, the K Street Busboys & Poets and the nearby Safeway will be enviable come 2014.

6. Association of American Medical Colleges

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655 K Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

Right across from the wreckage of the old NPR building, a new office building is popping up: this one for the Association of American Medical Colleges. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

7. Howard University Residence Halls

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4th Street Northwest & Bryant Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20310

There have been conflicting reports as to the financial state of Howard University, but the construction on two residence halls (that started last year) continues to progress. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

8. Elevation at Washington Gateway

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This enormous project at one of the city's busiest intersections also promises a 2014 opening and boasts great views of the city. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

9. 2 M Street NE

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2 M Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20002

What will set the apartments at 2 M Street NE apart from its neighbors is its dedication to becoming an environmentally friendly building. In particular, their plans boast water conservation: 750,000 gallons per year. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

10. Hyatt Place Hotel

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33 New York Avenue Northeast, Washington
D.C., DC 20002

Thank you commenters for telling us that this is the future site of the Hyatt Place Hotel, 200-room hotel that should arrive in mid-2014. We should also update our upcoming hotels, map! Photo by Gerry Suchy.

11. Future Walmart Site

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77 H Street NW
Washington, DC

The future of this Walmart-anchored project is tenuous since the large retailer is threatening to pull out if Mayor Vince Gray signs the Living Wage bill into law. Photo by David Gaines.

12. Former NPR Headquarters

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635 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 686-0516

Okay, so now it's not even this picture of wrecking ball fury. Yes, it's a hole in the ground. We're leaving it on here for the time being as we wait for the next move. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

13. The Lyric

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440 K Street Northwest, Washington
D.C., DC 20001

There's yet another apartment building immediately next to M.Flats. The Lyric is pretty close to completion and the 234 new apartments are due later this year. Photo by Rey Lopez.

14. Meridian at Mount Vernon Triangle Phase II

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425 L Street Northwest, Washington
D.C., DC 20001

You can see the Meridian at Mount Vernon Triangle in the background here as they are still hard at work on this building by I-395. Photo by Rey Lopez.

15. The SeVerna II

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43 K Street Northwest, Washington
D.C., DC 20001

The second phase of the SeVerna will be 9 stories high and had have 133 units of mixed-income housing. Photo by Rey Lopez

16. Capitol Place

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701 2nd Street Northeast, Washington
D.C., DC 20002

Due for completion next year, (via PoPville) Capitol Place is going to be a 10-story building that will be a mix of retail and 377 apartments. Photo by Rey Lopez

17. 2nd & I Street NE

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2nd Street Northeast & I Street Northeast, Washington
D.C., DC 20002

This big hole across from Senate Square on 2nd Street between I & H now has a tower crane and is this iteration of the map's mystery project. Photo by Rey Lopez

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1. City Market at O Street

Washington, DC 20001

This hip apartment complex and fresh food hub at 9th & O has just opened their leasing office this week. While there's certainly a fair amount of construction left prior to their fall opening (note: no windows yet), they are taking appointment on site.

2. CityCenter DC

Washington, DC 20001

While there are still a lot of question marks as to who will occupy the retail spaces in this massive development, their construction certainly seems to have entered the latter stages. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

3. Marriott Marquis

Washington, DC 20001

One of D.C.'s highly anticipated hotels (and CityCenter DC's neighbor) will finish up in 2014. That said, some of the finishing touches (brick and windows) have started to appear on the building's exterior. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

4. Jefferson at Market Place

7th Street Northwest & Q Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

This upscale apartment complex (with parking!) will be able to take advantage of the retail and grocery options at nearby City Market at O while still boasting its own rooftop pool. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

7th Street Northwest & Q Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

5. m.flats

450 K Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

The website hasn't revealed much in the way of information about the complex yet, but the residents' proximity to The Passenger, the K Street Busboys & Poets and the nearby Safeway will be enviable come 2014.

450 K Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

6. Association of American Medical Colleges

655 K Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20001

Right across from the wreckage of the old NPR building, a new office building is popping up: this one for the Association of American Medical Colleges. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

655 K Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20001

7. Howard University Residence Halls

4th Street Northwest & Bryant Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20310

There have been conflicting reports as to the financial state of Howard University, but the construction on two residence halls (that started last year) continues to progress. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

4th Street Northwest & Bryant Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20310

8. Elevation at Washington Gateway

Washington D.C., DC

This enormous project at one of the city's busiest intersections also promises a 2014 opening and boasts great views of the city. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

9. 2 M Street NE

2 M Street Northeast, Washington, DC 20002

What will set the apartments at 2 M Street NE apart from its neighbors is its dedication to becoming an environmentally friendly building. In particular, their plans boast water conservation: 750,000 gallons per year. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

2 M Street Northeast
Washington, DC 20002

10. Hyatt Place Hotel

33 New York Avenue Northeast, Washington, D.C., DC 20002

Thank you commenters for telling us that this is the future site of the Hyatt Place Hotel, 200-room hotel that should arrive in mid-2014. We should also update our upcoming hotels, map! Photo by Gerry Suchy.

33 New York Avenue Northeast, Washington
D.C., DC 20002

11. Future Walmart Site

77 H Street NW, Washington, DC

The future of this Walmart-anchored project is tenuous since the large retailer is threatening to pull out if Mayor Vince Gray signs the Living Wage bill into law. Photo by David Gaines.

77 H Street NW
Washington, DC

12. Former NPR Headquarters

635 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

Okay, so now it's not even this picture of wrecking ball fury. Yes, it's a hole in the ground. We're leaving it on here for the time being as we wait for the next move. Photo by Gerry Suchy.

635 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

13. The Lyric

440 K Street Northwest, Washington, D.C., DC 20001

There's yet another apartment building immediately next to M.Flats. The Lyric is pretty close to completion and the 234 new apartments are due later this year. Photo by Rey Lopez.

440 K Street Northwest, Washington
D.C., DC 20001

14. Meridian at Mount Vernon Triangle Phase II

425 L Street Northwest, Washington, D.C., DC 20001

You can see the Meridian at Mount Vernon Triangle in the background here as they are still hard at work on this building by I-395. Photo by Rey Lopez.

425 L Street Northwest, Washington
D.C., DC 20001

15. The SeVerna II

43 K Street Northwest, Washington, D.C., DC 20001

The second phase of the SeVerna will be 9 stories high and had have 133 units of mixed-income housing. Photo by Rey Lopez

43 K Street Northwest, Washington
D.C., DC 20001

16. Capitol Place

701 2nd Street Northeast, Washington, D.C., DC 20002

Due for completion next year, (via PoPville) Capitol Place is going to be a 10-story building that will be a mix of retail and 377 apartments. Photo by Rey Lopez

701 2nd Street Northeast, Washington
D.C., DC 20002

17. 2nd & I Street NE

2nd Street Northeast & I Street Northeast, Washington, D.C., DC 20002

This big hole across from Senate Square on 2nd Street between I & H now has a tower crane and is this iteration of the map's mystery project. Photo by Rey Lopez

2nd Street Northeast & I Street Northeast, Washington
D.C., DC 20002