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The Garrett

250 I St., SE
Land purchased by WC Smith from the Washington Post in 1999
Planned 375-unit apartment building with 13,000 sq ft. retail, numerous amenities as part of three-building project known as "The Collective"

In the Pipeline
1000 1st St.
Yards/Parcel L
The Garrett
Square 696
Yards/Icon Theater
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
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 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)
Two views of the Garrett, first looking north along 2nd Street from I and the second looking back south along 2nd from H. There will be 375 rental units and more than 13,000 square feet of ground-floor retail, as well as shared work space, a rooftop fitness club, and basketball, tennis, and racquetball courts. Residents will also have access to all the other amenities next door at Agora and Park Chelsea, as part of "the Collective."
  August 20, 2016 - A current view similar to the first rendering, looking up 2nd Street from I, showing the Garrett's eventual footprint now being used as a staging area.
Aug. 21, 2003 - Looking south down 2nd Street from H Street in August 2003, similar to the second rendering above.
May 24, 2015 - A slightly different angle of the same location, as construction on the Park Chelsea and Agora was continuing. Alas, this photo won't be updated until about 2018, when work on the Virginia Avenue Tunnel allows access to this location again.  Click to see all available photos of this location.
Feb. 3, 2007 - The northwest corner of 2nd and I Streets, back before I Street was constructed between here and New Jersey. The street at left is the old Canal Street.
February 26, 2017 - The same location, with the Park Chelsea topped out, and work underway on Agora.  Click to see all available photos of this location.
July 18, 2006 - Before work began to redevelop Square 737, Canal Street ran on a strange northwest-then-north path through the block. Here is its intersection with H Street, with New Jersey Avenue laying just beyond the overgrowth.
July 18, 2006 - Looking north at the H/Canal intersection, at the gate into what was for many years a horse stable beneath the SE Freeway. (The stable closed in early 2013.)
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