Nov. 3, 2019
- JBGSmith's "West Half" 420ish-unit residential building, designed by ODA Architecture
, on Half Street immediately north of Nationals Park. The project has 65,000 square feet of retail on two floors, and the first tenants began moving in during the fall of 2019.
May 4, 2003 - What the northwest corner of Half and N looked like in May 2003.
Nov. 3, 2019 -
In September 2019 the retail spaces received window coverings advertising the incoming tenants, like Atlas Brew Works, seen here, as well as Gatsby American Tavern, BaseBowl, HipCityVeg, Cold Stone Creamery, Compass Coffee, and Union Kitchen.
June 22, 2019 - The West Half project as seen from Nationals Park's Red Loft. It's kind of close.
March 17, 2019 - Looking southward along Half toward the ballpark shows the building's very unique "funnel" design, and also the proximity to Nats Park.
Aug. 12, 2006
- Looking north on Van Street from Half Street, back in 2006. This land was originally purchsed by Monument Realty in 2005, and then bought by Akridge in 2008
Nov. 3, 2019 -
The residential entrance to West Half, on Van Street. The project's southern portion is a separate higher-end residential offering called The 1205 Collection, and it has a separate entrance, further south on Van.
Nov. 3, 2019 -
The building's north end, now a retail space and pedestrian pass-through to Van Street. Even when West Half's neighbor to the north is eventually built, this will remain.
West Half, Sliding from to October 2005 to November 2019
Looking west on N Street at Half, where the West Half project rises at right. And, to the left? Slide to find out.
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- The northwest corner of Half and N, the same as the above rendering, but back when it was home to the Good and Plenty Carry Out. And the empty lot seen between the two rowhouses has a bit of history
November 3, 2019
- The same location, now well underway, where outdoor bar The Bullpen opened in 2009 and ran for three seasons before being folded into the Fairgrounds
The rendering released in 2015.
A late 2015 rendering showing the proposed building's Van Street frontage, where the residential entrances will be. At left is the "Via," a planned pedestrian alley between JBG's residential project and the 25 M Street
office building being planned by Brandywine REIT and Akridge. (click to enlarge
An overhead rendering showing the funnel-like eastern side of the building, facing Half Street, along with its courtyard opened toward Van Street on the west. (click to enlarge
A look at the residential building Akridge had planned for this southern end of the block, before it sold the property to JBG in 2015.
Another rendering from the Akridge era, showing at left the office building it had planned where the northern end of JBG's residential building will now be. At right is an earlier version of the still-planned office building at 25 M Street
, now being developed by Brandywine REIT with Akridge.