June 4, 2017 - The completed 325-unit F1rst residential building at left and the 170-unit Residence Inn hotel at right.
May 20, 2006 - The west side of 1st Street SE, seen from M Street, in its previous incarnation.
September 29, 2018
- The current view. The Residence Inn and F1rst are the second and third buildings from the intersection.
June 4, 2017 - The residential entrance.
Jan. 20, 2018 - F1rst's retail row, with Taylor Gourmet (which abruptly closed in September 2018), Chop't, Chipotle, Roti, Rasa Indian Grill, and Solidcore all open.
April 14, 2018 - F1rst's latest restaurant offering, Declaration, did not take long to attract Nats fans on gamedays.
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)
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.