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New Community Center at Capper/Carrollsburg
1000 5th St., SE

New 18,000-square-foot community center, replacing one demolished in 2007
Construction started spring 2014, completed summer 2016


JDLand.com's Official Unofficial Guide, Updated for 2016!
In the Pipeline
One M/10 Van
Yards/Icon Theater
DC Water HQ
Yards/Parcel O
Joule
JBG/Half St.
The Garrett
Capper/Square 769N
2 I Street
Yards/Parcel L
1000 South Capitol
25 M
Chiller Site Condos
Yards/Parcel A
1333 M St.
New Douglass Bridge
More Capper Apts.
250 M St.
New Marine Barracks
Nat'l Community Church
Factory 202/Yards
Square 696
SC1100
Completed
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 Capitol ('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)
 
  Aug. 11, 2016 - The Capper Community Center, opened, albeit without an operator just yet.
Oct. 29, 2005 - The same angle from back when the old Capper Community Center was still standing. It was demolished in March 2007.
Capper Community Center, Sliding from to August 2006 to June 2016
before
after

The northeast corner of 5th and L Streets, SE, with the old community center at far left in the 2006 photo, and now with construction proceeding.
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  Aug. 11, 2016 - The northern entrance, configured to be the door to the daycare center once it is up and running, and the playground.
  Aug. 11, 2016 - The building's colorful main entrance. For more interior photos, see this gallery.
  Aug. 11, 2016 - The gymnasium. For more interior photos, see this gallery.
  Aug. 11, 2016 - The upper of the building's two long corridors.
May 2003 - The east side of 5th Street, from L Street, in May 2003.
Aug 11, 2016 - The same spot. Note also Capper Seniors #1 in the background and the Marine Bachelor Enlisted Quarters parking garage at right.  Click to see all available photos of this location.
March 12, 2015 - One of my favorite photos of the construction, showing the framing and trusses of the gym.
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