A Photo Tour of F1rst and the Residence Inn / Photo Gallery
April 10, 2017

Checking out the interior at F1rst, the 325-unit apartment building that is now open on 1st Street, SE, just north of Nationals Park, as well as its sibling next door, the new Residence Inn. For more information, check out the official web site, or my project page.
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
SC1100
Completed
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)
 
The entrance.    (link)
The lobby.    (link)
More of the lobby.    (link)
The mailroom, and the handy live status screen for the many nearby modes of transit.    (link)
The lobby, from above.    (link)
The club room.    (link)
You too can play a life-sized version of Connect Four!    (link)
Reverse view of the club room.    (link)
The courtyard for residents, on the second floor.    (link)
The gym.    (link)
The private studio in the gym, where you can use the screen to take classes from afar.    (link)
Skipping up to the roof, where the Upper Deck offers views into Nats Park. For now.    (link)
What the field looks like from F1rst's Upper Deck.    (link)
A wide-angle view from the same spot, giving a extended view but making everything look much farther away than it does to the human eye.    (link)
The Upper Deck.    (link)
The TV that plays Nats games, with the ballpark at rear.    (link)
The dog walking area on the roof.    (link)
The pool deck and the not-quite-finished pool.    (link)
The view to the east from the roof, which the JDLand camera was quite enamored of.    (link)
Looking down to the courtyard.    (link)
The wide-angle view to the northwest.    (link)
The view to the northwest, actual size.    (link)
Looking at the F1rst roof deck from one of the top-floor residences.    (link)
A hallway.    (link)
The darker-themed finishes in the junior-1 BR model unit.    (link)
A 1 BR unit with lighter finishes.    (link)
Taking photos of bathrooms in model units is almost always impossible, but I wouldn't want to leave it undone.    (link)
The bedroom in the 1 BR unit, with great views of the US Department of Transportation.    (link)
A balcony above 1st Street, with views of the Anacostia River. Of the 325 units in the building, 135 have full balconies    (link)
And the view to the northeast.    (link)
Some residential balconies have views into the ballpark, or at least they do until that big hole in the ground gets built on.    (link)
Work is well underway at Chop't, expected to be the first of the signed retail tenants to open.    (link)
The exterior of Chop't, along with the signage marking the locations of Chipotle and Roti, which are expected to open in the fall of 2017.    (link)
Looking up at the F1rst facade.    (link)
And now, walking next door to the Residence Inn that was built at the same time as the apartment building.    (link)
The ground-floor entrance is really just a large elevator lobby, taking you either down to the garage or up to....    (link)
The real lobby.    (link)
The sitting/eating area in the Residence Inn.    (link)
More seating, and the courtyard.    (link)
One of the meeting rooms, well named.    (link)
Seating along the windows that overlook 1st Street.    (link)
One more view of the hotel lobby.    (link)

Event Galleries:

  • 04/10/17: A Photo Tour of F1rst and the Residence Inn
  • 04/03/17: Rooftop Views from 1221 Van
  • 08/18/16: A Visit to Dock 79
  • 08/11/16: Inside the New Capper Community Center
  • 06/20/16: Groundbreaking for National Association of Broadcasters HQ
  • 05/07/16: The Display Ship Barry Leaves the Navy Yard
  • 03/07/16: A Tour of Arris
  • 02/11/16: Park Chelsea's Leasing Center + One-Bedroom Models
  • 12/19/15: A First Look at the Hampton Inn
  • 11/16/15: Buffalo Wild Wings Opens on Half Street
  • 10/29/15: A Look Inside Building 202 at the Yards
  • 04/08/15: Groundbreaking for 'First'
  • 04/02/15: A Quick Tour of the Parc Riverside
  • 01/01/15: NHL 2015 Winter Classic Comes to Nationals Park
  • 12/09/14: Groundbreaking for First Phase at Florida Rock/Riverfront
  • 11/03/14: First Look Inside Harris Teeter
  • 09/18/14: First Look Inside VIDA Fitness
  • 06/09/14: Touring the Under-Construction Park Chelsea
  • 06/02/14: First Look Inside Twelve12
  • 03/05/14: Groundbreaking for the Lofts at Capitol Quarter
  • 12/16/13: A Sneak Peek Inside Agua 301
  • 11/11/13: A Smattering of Progress Photos
  • 11/10/13: Inside Bluejacket Brewery at the Boilermaker Shops
  • 05/26/13: Random Photos from a Gorgeous Day
  • 05/26/13: 11th Street Local Bridge/Riverwalk Landing Progress
  • 05/26/13: Freeway Flyover Demolition/Southeast Blvd. Construction
  • 03/28/13: Inside Gordon Biersch
  • 01/27/13: 11th Street Bridges Project Progress Photos
  • 11/16/12: Canal Park Opening Day
  • 11/16/12: Canal Park Opening Day - Speeches and Ice Rink Ribbon Cutting
  • 11/16/12: Canal Park Opening Night
  • 09/14/12: A Trip Around the 11th Street Bridges Project
  • 09/06/12: Boilermaker Shops Interiors
  • 07/30/12: Canal Park Progress Photos from Above and Inside
  • 06/26/12: Inside the Trash Transfer Station: Exteriors
  • 06/26/12: Inside the Trash Transfer Station: Interiors
  • 05/19/12: Changes Along 11th Street SE
  • 04/11/12: Fairgrounds Interior Shots
  • 04/03/12: Fairgrounds Exterior Shots
  • 01/25/12: Foundry Lofts Nearly Finished
  • 01/08/12: Early 2012 11th Street Bridges Project Photos
  • 01/08/12: Random Images From Along and Across the Anacostia River
  • 12/22/11: Lot 38 Espresso Grand Opening (+1 Day)
  • 11/25/11: Yards/Teague Connector Bridge Sunny Day Reshoot
  • 11/22/11: Yards/Teague Connector Bridge Opening
  • 11/01/11: Foundry Lofts Construction Progress
  • 10/10/11: Progress on the New 11th Street Bridges
  • 10/07/11: New Southbound DC 295 Flyover Bridge
  • 04/30/11: A Few Shots Worth Capturing
  • 04/23/11: Little Updates from the Yards Park
  • 02/15/11: Kick-Off to Renovation of 225 Virginia/200 I
  • 10/16/10: Early Fall Late Afternoon at the Yards Park
  • 09/24/10: Nighttime at the Yards Park
  • 09/07/10: Yards Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
  • 08/31/10: Canal Park Groundbreaking Ceremony
  • 08/27/10: Yards Park Near Completion
  • 05/25/10: Yards Park Construction Progress
  • 04/10/10: An Early Spring Boat Cruise on the Anacostia
  • 03/01/10: Yards Park Construction Photos
  • 02/25/10: Trapeze School Pre-Opening
  • 02/07/10: Blizzard of 2010
  • 10/11/09: The Chair on the Fence
  • 09/29/09: Assorted River and Ballpark Photos at the End of the Second Season
  • 08/27/09: Diamond Teague Park and Piers
  • 08/26/09: Capitol Quarter Ribbon Cutting
  • 05/29/09: Artomatic 2009 Kickoff
  • 05/28/09: Groundbreaking for the Park at the Yards
  • 11/15/08: Second Anacostia Waterfront Community Information Fair
  • 10/29/08: Announcement of Public-Private Partnership for the Waterfront Park at The Yards
  • 08/23/08: Anacostia Community Boathouse Youth River Sports Day
  • 03/12/08: Frederick Douglass Bridge Rededication
  • 10/03/07: Groundbreaking at the Yards
  • 10/22/07: Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District Kickoff Ceremony
  • 07/06/07: JPI/Capitol Yards Groundbreaking Ceremony
  • 06/26/07: Capitol Quarter Groundbreaking Ceremony

  • Ballpark Event Photo Galleries:

    2016:

  • 03/29/16: What's New at Nationals Park for 2016
  • 2015:

  • 04/01/15: What's New at Nationals Park for 2015
  • 2014:

  • 09/28/14: Wandering the Ballpark on the Last Day of the 2014 Regular Season
  • 2012:

  • 04/12/12: Nationals 2012 Home Opener/Opening Ceremonies
  • 04/12/12: 2012 Nationals Home Opener
  • 03/26/12: The *Other* Nats Park (Spring Training 2012)
  • 03/26/12: Nats vs. Astros at Spring Training
  • 2011:

  • 06/14/11: An Evening at Nats Park
  • 06/13/11: First Look at New Nationals Park Concessions
  • 03/31/11: 2011 Opening Day at Nationals Park
  • 03/30/11: 2011 NatsFest
  • 2010:

  • 12/11/10: New Baseball Art on Stadium Garages
  • 09/23/10: A Stan Kasten Photo Gallery
  • 04/05/10: President Obama Throws Out the First Pitch at Nationals Park
  • 04/05/10: Opening Day 2010 at Nationals Park
  • 03/31/10: Pre-Opening Day Ballpark Media Tour
  • 2009:

  • 09/29/09: Assorted River and Ballpark Photos at the End of the Second Season
  • 07/09/09: Preparations for Elton John and Billy Joel
  • 05/15/09: Opening Night at the Bullpen Beer Garden
  • 04/13/09: 2009 Opening Day at Nationals Park
  • 04/03/09: What's New at Nationals Park 2009
  • 02/13/09: Diamond Teague Park Groundbreaking
  • 01/25/09: 2009 NatsFest
  • 2008:

  • 06/05/08: Nighttime at Nationals Park (Outside and Inside)
  • 05/06/08: A Visit to the Nationals Park Infield
  • 05/04/08: Nationals Park in Early May (Including Kids Running the Bases)
  • Scenes from the Inaugural Season at Nationals Park
  • 04/12/08: Washington Nationals Dream Foundation Neighborhood Initiative Announcement
  • 03/30/08: Opening Night at Nationals Park - Before the Game
  • 03/29/08: First Major League Exhibition Game at Nationals Park--Part Three (Around the Ballpark)
  • 03/29/08: First Major League Exhibition Game at Nationals Park--Part Two (Pre-Game Ceremonies)
  • 03/29/08: First Major League Exhibition Game at Nationals Park--Part One (Arrival/Batting Practice)
  • 03/28/08: First Batting Practice at Nationals Park
  • 03/27/08: Nationals First Visit to Completed Nationals Park
  • 03/27/08: Media Tour--Strike Zone and Concession Photos
  • 03/27/08: Media Tour--Interior Photos
  • 03/22/08: First Ballgame at Nationals Park (GW vs. St. Joseph's) - Part Two
  • 03/22/08: First Ballgame at Nationals Park (GW vs. St. Joseph's) - Part One
  • 03/19/08: Nighttime Visit to the Ballpark
  • 03/19/08: Stan Kasten Rides the Metro to Nationals Park
  • 03/06/08: Nationals Ballpark Cherry Blossom Tree Planting
  • 03/04/08: Nationals Ballpark Home Plate Installation and Video Board Unveiling
  • 2007:

  • 11/13/07: Nationals Ballpark Construction Media Tour - Unveiling of the Turf
  • 09/01/07: A Visit to Nationals Park
  • 07/11/07: Nationals Ballpark Topping Out
  • 03/26/07: Nationals Ballpark Construction Media Tour
  • 2006:

  • 10/11/06: Nationals Ballpark Construction Media Tour
  • 05/04/06: Nationals Ballpark Ceremonial Groundbreaking



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