June 4, 2017 - The completed 325-unit F1rst residential building at left and the 170-unit Residence Inn hotel at right.
June 4, 2017 - The residential entrance.
Aug. 6, 2017
- Chop't, F1rst's first retail tenant, opened in May 2017, with Roti following a few weeks later and Taylor Gourmet expected to open in late August 2017, with Chipotle and Rasa Indian Grill later in the year.
April 10, 2017 - The club room.
April 10, 2017
-The F1rst "Upper Deck" rooftop club area. For more roof deck images at F1rst, see this photo gallery
April 10, 2017
- The current view from the F1rst "Upper Deck" into Nats Park, at least until another apartment building gets built and blocks the view. For more roof deck images at F1rst, see this photo gallery
April 3, 2017 - Checking out the F1rst roof deck from a block away at 1221 Van.
April 10, 2017 - The entrance to the Residence Inn.
April 10, 2017 - One of the hotel's public seating areas.
Feb. 16, 2006 - A ground-level view of the stretch of 1st Street south of M on February 16, 2006.
An overhead view of the footprint of Square 701 as seen from the north in December 2008, showing its proximity to Nationals Park, just to the south. (12/08)
Feb. 26, 2017
- Eventually it will be obscured by a new building at Half and N
, but for now the beige masonry of the rear of the F1rst and Residence Inn buildings is quite visible from the area outside the Nats Park Center Field Gate.
Jan. 6, 2008 - The Pak Auto Service garage, which existed at about the same spot as the F1rst residential entrance until being demolished in January, 2008.
Jan. 22, 2006 - The Admiral Limousine Company, which operated along 1st Street for a few years until its demolition in January, 2008.
Dec. 29, 2006 - The Plymouth Printing Company building, along Cushing Place at the rear of what would become the F1rst/Residence Inn footprint. It was demolished in January, 2008, as well.
April 8, 2015 -
... Except that the groundbreaking
wasn't really a groundbreaking--it was a "ballthrowing" over the fence into the construction footprint.