In Buzzard Point, there are big plans, led by a development team headed by Akridge, Western Development, and Orr Partners. The former U.S. Coast Guard headquarters may eventually be converted into housing, retail, restaurants, and a cafe.
The D.C. Zoning Commission gave D.C. United final approval for the construction of the $300 million Buzzard Point stadium, Audi Field. Despite the unanimous approval, Zoning Commissioner Peter May said, "I am still disappointed in the design."
Audi of America has purchased the naming rights to D.C. United’s planned stadium in Buzzard Point. With this, the new name for the stadium will be Audi Field. The agreement is for at least 12 years. The delivery of the stadium is expected for 2018.
Until March 3, local Washington, D.C. artists have the chance to design a permanent work of public art on the electrical substation building that is planned for the Buzzard Point area. The project budget for the art RFP is $100,000.
The new documents submitted to the Zoning Commission show changes to designs, brought about by opposition from Akridge. The biggest changes are a complete redesign of a park, retail spaces along 1st Street, and a new entrance on S Street.
Landowners in Buzzard Point have spoken out about the potential gentrification, traffic, and noise that will come with a new stadium in their neighborhood. D.C. United has compromised on the design of the approximately $300 million project.
The planned Major League Soccer stadium might deliver later than expected due to opposition between D.C. United and real estate developers. Developers of the stadium told D.C. United that the design will "stifle economic development."
Construction on the planned Major League Soccer stadium in Washington, D.C.’s Buzzard Point neighborhood is being executive on time and on schedule, according to the Deputy Mayor’s Office for Planning and Economic Development.
Once again, more developments are on their way to Washington, D.C.’s Buzzard Point neighborhood. Capital City Real Estate filed plans to the Zoning Commission for a 110-unit condo building at 1st, V, and Half streets SW.
The new D.C. United stadium renderings, created by Populous and Marshall Moya Design, show plans for a two-way private street along the east side of the stadium and an active plaza to the northeast of the stadium.
In Buzzard Point, the D.C. United stadium is set to become the Major League Soccer's most expensive soccer-only stadium ever built. Here, Curbed readers will be able to catch up on all the news and renderings ever released on the project.
The New York-based contractor behind the Yankee Stadium will be the one to construct Major League Soccer’s upcoming D.C. United Stadium. D.C. United awarded Turner Construction Co. a $150 million contract with the goal to open by the 2018 season.
Once again, Buzzard Point is in the news with plans for a mixed-use development. As the second project planned, this one will be a 90-foot-high, 481,235-square-foot development and will be located adjacent to the Anacostia River.