Since January, 2003
            
 (a random before-and-after moment)
February 11, 2007
August 5, 2017
South Capitol at I, Looking South-Southeast (see more)

In a sneaky holiday-weekend move noticed by at least one eagle-eyed JDLand reader, WC Smith has posted floor plans and general price ranges for the 436 units soon to be available at the Park Chelsea, at 880 New Jersey Ave., SE. Studios start at $1,700, one-bedroom units at $1,900, and two-bedroom units at $2,900, and one three-bedroom penthouse unit at over $4,800/month for 1,786 square feet of space.
But those little tidbits aren't really the main headline: it's that this information is now found on TheCollectiveDC.com, a combined web site for the Park Chelsea, Agora (i.e., the building currently under construction that will have a Whole Foods on the ground floor), and the Garrett, the planned but until now unnamed third building that will round out the development of the block bounded by New Jersey Avenue and 2nd, H, and I Streets, SE.
It's a vast web site that I won't try to summarize here, except to tell you that there are long lists of amenities, as well as hints of a golf simulator, an indoor basketball court, a tennis court, "indoor green space," and the lap pool we already knew about.
The site says that the Park Chelsea--"at the intersection of elegance and opportunity," will offer "classic, New York-style architecture" when it opens in the first quarter of 2016. Agora, just up the street at the "intersection of style and possibility," will have "contemporary architecture" and "minimalist interior finishes" when it arrives in early 2017 (with the Whole Foods probably needing a few months longer for its build-out). The Garrett, just around the corner at the "intersection of activity and accessibility," will feature "industrial-chic design" when it opens, perhaps as early as 2019.
It's getting so you can't keep all of these projects straight without a scorecard. Let me help you with that.
Comments (23)
   
 
 More About 880 NJ/Park Chelsea

JDLand.com Home

Comments

dude says: (11/29/15 10:16 PM)
I wish I lived at the intersection of activity and possibility, but that's not an option.


FedInExile says: (11/30/15 8:34 AM)
"The Collective" ??

Insert your favorite Borg quotation from the Star Trek TV show here....


Who dreams up these horrible names?



RMP says: (11/30/15 10:01 AM)
Interesting how much they've really been hyping up Park Chelsea for months (or more?) now. Meanwhile Forest City has been almost completely silent on Arris.


Sophia Monster says: (11/30/15 10:11 AM)
Uhm. Miranda Priestly is in the lobby rendering on the home page.


Sophia Monster says: (11/30/15 10:16 AM)
Guess I'm not the first Nancy Drew to notice this; link


JD says: (11/30/15 10:20 AM)
Yeah, you beat me to the link.


JHUGrad says: (11/30/15 10:31 AM)
When this block is completed, it will go a long way in transforming the New Jersey Avenue corridor. By that time, there will most likely be around 4,000 units (meaning maybe 6,000 residents) in this corridor alone. This will be a pretty popular place to be in DC. It looks like the Capitol Riverfront will have 3 distinctive neighborhoods within itself (New Jersey Avenue Corridor, Ballpark District (south of M), and the Capitol Quarter/Yards Park district.


202_cyclist says: (11/30/15 11:23 AM)
Serious question--- which will be completed first: 82 I Street or the Brig? Debate!

Also, we will miss you, Jordan Zimmermann.


jaanku says: (11/30/15 5:46 PM)
But when will they actually fix the streets that theyve left in disrepair for the entirety of the construction process?


Tom says: (11/30/15 8:24 PM)
Perhaps Meryl Streep's close proximity to the White House can help her to convince Obomber to not destroy any more countries like Libya, and killing twice as many civilians w/drones as al qaeda has killed in Yemen in totality.


JD says: (11/30/15 8:28 PM)
Yeah, no - sudden veering into political commentary that has not a thing to do with the topic at hand doesn't fly in these parts. That's not what we do here.


VelocityChris says: (11/30/15 8:58 PM)
Well, he did use that clever Meryl Streep segue! ;)


JD says: (11/30/15 9:16 PM)
Many points deducted for the clumsiness of it, though.



JD says: (12/1/15 3:04 PM)
I am pretty far down the rabbit hole at work with the Post's impending move to the new building. I move on Thursday/Friday, even though the vast majority of the company doesn't move until Dec. 10-13. While most lucky employees just get to pack their desk into a couple of crates and then show up on the appointed day, I have a whole lot of tasks at hand in my dual jobs in the newsroom's tech/logistics staff and also running the newsroom's intranet. So if big news hits, I will try to get to it, but I am not doing a lot of digging these days. Thanks for your patience.

This is what my area currently looks like:
link



tspaquin says: (12/2/15 1:46 PM)
We are Park Chelsea/Agora/The Garret. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us. Resistance is futile.


FedInExile says: (12/3/15 7:33 AM)
"Your life, as it has been, is over. From this time forward, you will service....us."

Well done, tspaquin!


202_cyclist says: (12/7/15 11:08 AM)
Philz Coffee had a table set up at Canal Park on Saturday morning. There coffee was excellent and I am looking forward to having it again once they open this upcoming spring.


RMP says: (12/7/15 12:47 PM)
Park Chelsea tweeted me that the leasing office is possibly opening mid-January after I commented that their voicemail still says early-July.


Tom says: (12/7/15 8:10 PM)
Man Fatally Shot in SW D.C. Identified (1300 block of First St, SW):

Police have identified the man who was shot to death in Southwest Washington Saturday night. Officers patrolling the area heard a gunshot just before 10 p.m. They found 20-year-old Kwanza Blue suffering from a gunshot wound on the 1300 block of First Street SW. Blue was Transported to an area hospital, where he later died. No arrests have been made. Anyone with information that can help police is asked to call 202-727-9099.

link


conngs0 says: (12/8/15 10:41 AM)
Thanks for sharing, Tom. That particular intersection (or area around it) has been troublesome for quite some time, no? Is it too much of a stretch to assume that 95% of the crime in that neighborhood stems from the housing project over there? Its proximity to a police station makes these tragic events even more baffling. I also wonder, given the alarming number of shootings that continue there, what else is going on? Moreover, since neither the residents nor neighbors there are well served by the status quo, what will it take to remedy what seems to be a systemic problem over there (clearly a daunting and expensive task)? And most important to the JDLand footprint, as discussion on the development and layout for Lot 767 continues, what lessons are being drawn to ensure that mistakes in the planning and administration of the public housing component are not repeated?


202_cyclist says: (12/8/15 12:04 PM)
@conngs0:

Yes, unfortunately there have been 5-6 shootings at Greenleaf this past year, with at least 2-3 fatalities. As with the area in front of the 7-11 on Barrack's Row, it is strange that the Metropolitan Police Department allows this criminal activity, especially when it is right next to their district headquarters.

If you read the SWTLQTC blog, there is a proposal to redevelop Greenleaf but it will take years to do so.

link


JD says: (12/8/15 12:30 PM)
Just for the record, I may not be posting, but I am reading. Take that as you will. :)


JHUGrad says: (12/8/15 12:58 PM)
I think the problems in Southwest are representative of the failed policies of the '50s and '60s of concentrated public housing. This is precisely the reason why living in Capitol Quarter is better than living in Greenleaf, Syphax Gardens, and James Creek in Southwest.

The only way that area gets better is if it is redeveloped in a way similar to the way that Capper was redeveloped.

Add a Comment:

Comments are closed for this post.

JDLand Comments RSS Feed


 More News


See All Current News Items | Full Blog Archive

 
 Top News

JD on Liquor Store Aiming: No prior restraint! No prior restraint!
CJBabyDaddy on Liquor Store Aiming: Speaking of pictures, when you get around to posting some from the JDLand 15th a...
JD on Capitol Riverfront BID: Might be a record--USDOT had I think eight of them and there were other building...
malatesta on Capitol Riverfront BID: Tower crane going up at parc Riverside part 2, which brings the crane count in J...
Message Board (beta)

  
Get JDLand Updates In Your Inbox!



City Government Data for Near Southeast Records added or updated recently displayed here; click the "archive" links to see additional detail and older records. All data from DC Government databases and RSS feeds. JDLand takes no responsibility for errors, omissions, etc. (read CapStat disclaimer). Data is retrieved daily.

Recent Crime Incidents Archive  
300 B/O K ST SE   BURGLARY
Burglary Two
 01/13/18
1000 B/O 4TH ST SE   THEFT FROM AUTO
Theft (theft From Motor Vehicle)
 01/11/18
500 B/O M ST SE   THEFT FROM AUTO
Theft 2nd Degree (theft From Motor Vehicle)
 01/09/18
900 B/O 4TH ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (all Other Larceny)
 01/07/18
100 B/O I ST SE   MOTOR VEHICLE THEFT
Theft First Degree (Stolen Auto)
 01/04/18
400 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (all Other Larceny)
 01/04/18
400 B/O M ST SE   THEFT
Shoplifting
 01/02/18
UNIT B/O K ST SE   THEFT
Theft 2nd Degree (theft From Building)
 12/31/17

Recent Issued Building Permits Archive  
1331 4TH ST SE CU   
12/27/17 
FC 1331 LLC / GARY BRENT; N/A
SG1800119 / CONSTRUCTION
Install 1 illuminated blade sign and 7 non-illuminated window vinyl signs - CHLOE BY HAIDAR KAROUM
   
12/28/17 
FC 1331 LLC / BEN BEDDO
TL1700205 / CONSTRUCTION
New Tenant Layout for restaurant
1300 4TH ST SE   
01/05/18 
FORREST CITY WASHINGTON / GEORGE ARTHUR KING
SB1800091 / CONSTRUCTION
To abandon 18 6 inch diameter 80 foot deep dewatering wells and 4 2 inch diameter 50 feet deep observation wells per the DOEE regulations
1346 4TH ST SE   
01/12/18 
ALAN OWINGS / ROBERT HENRY
AH1800415 / CONSTRUCTION
After Hours Permit for 1 / 15 / 18 from 7AM to 7PM to perform concrete operations, framing, operations, and utility operations.
411 I ST SE   
12/27/17 
ABIGAIL A SMITH / ROBERT D. JOHNSTON
E1802679 / SUPPLEMENTAL
337 L ST SE   
01/11/18 
JENNIFER LANCASTER / BJORN FALK
SOL1800005 / CONSTRUCTION
Installation of a 3.6kW solar PV system. Roof Mounted, 10 panels
300 M ST SE STE# 400   
01/03/18 
FEDERAL CENTER LP / SAM HOLLEN
B1803531 / CONSTRUCTION
INTERIOR RENOVATION TO 4TH FLOOR OFFICE CONFERENCE ROOM. PARTITIONS, CEILING, MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL AND LIFE SAFETY. NO PLUMBING OR STRUCTURAL. 680 SQUARE FEET. CACI SUITE 400
25 POTOMAC AVE SE DOCK 79   
01/11/18 
RIVERFRONT HOLDINGS I LLC / null
P1802701 / SUPPLEMENTAL
227 TINGEY ST SE   
12/29/17 
JW CAPITAL PARTNERS / MELISSA DIAZ
FD1700126 / CONSTRUCTION
Parcel L1- Foundation to Grade permit for the new construction on an 11 story full service hotel building with restaurant and retail.
AH = After Hours; B = Alteration & Repair; D = Demolition; E = Electrical; FB = Boiler; M = Mechanical; P = Plumbing and Gas; PC = Post Card; R = Raze; SG = Sign; TL = Tenant Layout; TN = Tent; RW = Retaining Wall;

Real Property Sales Archive  
No commercial transaction records added or modified in the past two weeks.


Project Directory
Completed
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)


Overviews
Capper/Carrollsburg
Anacostia Riverwalk
New Jersey Avenue
M Street
South Capitol Street
The Yards
Lower 8th Street
East M Street
Boathouse Row





                  © Copyright 2018 JD.