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37 L Street Condos

11-story, 74-unit condo building by DBT Development
Former site of DC Eagle Cab Company and Follies Nightclub
Underway early 2019

In the Pipeline
25 M
Yards/Parcel I
Chiller Site Condos
Yards/Parcel A
1333 M St.
More Capper Apts.
Yards/DC Water site
New Marine Barracks
Nat'l Community Church
Factory 202/Yards
SC1100
Completed
Novel South Capitol ('19)
Yards/Guild Apts. ('19)
Capper/The Harlow ('19)
New DC Water HQ ('19)
Yards/Bower Condos ('19)
Virginia Ave. Tunnel ('19)
99 M ('18)
Agora ('18)
1221 Van ('18)
District Winery ('17)
Insignia on M ('17)
F1rst/Residence Inn ('17)
One Hill South ('17)
Homewood Suites ('16)
ORE 82 ('16)
The Bixby ('16)
Dock 79 ('16)
Community Center ('16)
The Brig ('16)
Park Chelsea ('16)
Yards/Arris ('16)
Hampton Inn ('15)
Southeast Blvd. ('15)
11th St. Bridges ('15)
Parc Riverside ('14)
Twelve12/Yards ('14)
Lumber Shed ('13)
Boilermaker Shops ('13)
Camden South Cap. ('13)
Canal Park ('12)
Capitol Quarter ('12)
225 Virginia/200 I ('12)
Foundry Lofts ('12)
1015 Half Street ('10)
Yards Park ('10)
Velocity Condos ('09)
Teague Park ('09)
909 New Jersey Ave. ('09)
55 M ('09)
100 M ('08)
Onyx ('08)
70/100 I ('08)
Nationals Park ('08)
Seniors Bldg Demo ('07)
400 M ('07)
Douglass Bridge Fix ('07)
US DOT HQ ('07)
20 M ('07)
Capper Seniors 1 ('06)
Capitol Hill Tower ('06)
Courtyard/Marriott ('06)
Marine Barracks ('04)
 
  November 4, 2019 -- Slivers don't take very long to build. Digging was happening in spring, and now 8 of 11 stories have sprouted.
May 2007 -- A view of how this spot appeared for many years The Empire and DC Flyer cab companies occupied the building for a number of years.
Rendering for DBT Development's 37 L condo project, between Half Street SE and South Capitol.
Oct. 2017 -- ... And the aftermath of the building's demolition, in fall 2017.
April 9, 2005 - Looking east on L Street from South Capitol, back when Nation was still flourishing and there wasn't much else going on.
November 2, 2019 - And the current view, just a wee bit different.  Click to see all available photos of this location.
July 18, 2006 - The view from Half and L in 2006, with the 20 M office building under construction at rear, the Navy Yard Metro station chiller plant at center, and the Empire DC Cab building at the far end.
November 3, 2019 - And the current view, which will change again in the next few years when the chiller plant is replaced with a residential building.  Click to see all available photos of this location.
On Oct. 24, 1977, a fire killed nine men who were in the movie theater on the second floor of what was then the Cinema Follies gay nightclub. Identification of those who died was hampered by the fact that, at that time, many homosexuals did not carry identification in case of police raids or other activity. It was the deadliest fire in DC to that time. I wrote about the fire in 2010.
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