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Foundry Lofts Nearly Finished,
January 25, 2012

     

Another look inside the Foundry Lofts at the Yards, a 1918 industrial building on its way close to completing its makeover into a 170-unit apartment building. Now 65 percent leased and 40 percent occupied, the building is expected to hit 100 percent construction completion soon. See the official Foundry Lofts web site for more information about units, amenities, and leasing. For more about these photos and this project, see the accompanying blog post and my November 1 Photo Gallery, which has additional photos of the model units.
 
Setting the stage, in case you're not sure which building we're talking about. This is the view from 3rd and Tingey.
(And let's remember what the building looked like before it got its makeover, seen here in five years ago in a wide-angle lens view from the same angle as above, which also highlights the old Building 160 sign.)
A wider shot showing the building's eastern side (and its new-construction penthouse level), taken from 4th and Tingey. (And while I don't begrudge a new resident moving in, get that dang United truck out of my picture!)
The lobby.
The lobby's seating area, with windows looking out on Tingey Street and the Boilermaker Shops.
An old cannon unearthed during the building's renovation, now on display in the lobby.
Reverse view of the lobby, looking toward the entrance. You can see the original brick surrounding the doors, as well as one of the many large concrete pillars that are seen throughout most of the building. And the cannon.
The yoga platform in the interior courtyard.
A seating area in the courtyard, along with a fun purple solution to camouflaging the vents from the garage.
Another courtyard seating area, near the fire pit, looking up at the yoga platform and its staircase.
Reversing to look down at the seating area from the yoga platform.
The community room, with some festive bean bag chairs at right. (I didn't try one out, because I didn't see a crane anywhere close by.)
The view of the courtyard from the community room, which has the obligatory foosball and pool tables.
Another look at the community room, with the fitness center entrance at right.
The first-floor interior of the penthouse on the building's northwest corner. Eagle-eyed viewers can see the huge Ryan Zimmerman photo on the back of the Nationals Park scoreboard at right. (For more photos of the views from this penthouse, see my November gallery.)
Coming down the penthouse staircase, with a lovely view west along Tingey Street.
The row of penthouse patios on the building's west side. with the Yards Park and the Douglass Bridge just behind.
Standing on the wraparound patio of the northwest penthouse, checking out the unit's floor-to-ceiling windows as well as the view of Nationals Park.
Sneaking a peek at the Boilermaker Shops construction. (Almost impossible to tell, but this is a collage of two photos.)
Penthouse level hallway. To the left are the windows that look onto the interior courtyard.
Another view of the courtyard, from above.
The main room of an empty two-bedroom unit, with panoramic views of the US Department of Transportation headquarters (hard to make out in this shot, but they're there, honest).
I didn't take photos in the model units this time, so see my November gallery for pictures like this one and many more.
Spiffy light fixtures and design in the leasing office that has now opened in the building itself.
Looking down the building's western exterior, showing the small courtyards that many ground-floor units have. The first set of windows and doors is where Potbelly Sandwich Works is now under construction, expected to open within the next few months.

Event Galleries:

2014:

  • 03/05/14: Groundbreaking for the Lofts at Capitol Quarter
  • 2013:

  • 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
  • 2012:

  • 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
  • 2011:

  • 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
  • 2010:

  • 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
  • 2009:

  • 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
  • 2008:

  • 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
  • 2007:

  • 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

  • Nationals Park Event Photo Galleries:

    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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