Featured Project – International Spy Museum
With its completion due in 2018, The International Spy Museum will make its new home in the Southwest quadrant of Washington, DC and establish itself as a brilliant cultural resource at L’Enfant Plaza. The general contractor for this milestone project is Clark Construction and The JBG Companies owners. The new Spy Museum will provide more than double the floor space that of the existing F street NW location, with 140,000-square-feet and provide more than enough room for educational and entertainment programming. On this project Blackwood of DC poured more than 1000 CY over slab on metal deck across 9 level floors including roof work. In addition, were topping slab, pan-steps, column jackets, footing enhancements and parking garage renovation work.
4735 Bethesda Ave
23,632-square-foot office building along Bethesda Avenue that offers retail and commercial space. Coakley Williams was selected as the general contractor for this project and as part of this project, Blackwood of DC fashioned wall footings, spread footings, pile caps, grade beams, foundation walls, columns, slab on grade to complete concrete structure.
This project involves the design and new construction of the La CASA facility at 1448 Irving Street, NW. The building will be approximately 26,500-square feet and will provide permanent supportive housing accommodations for forty individuals. The project is DC Green eligible and is tracking LEED Gold certification or higher. The seven-story plus basement concrete frame, 2000 CY, facility provides 42 single-person efficiency living units. General Contractor: Monarc Construction.
North Capital Commons
The North Capital Commons are a 124-Unit micro studio development that will provide apartments to disabled service men and women. The 14-story building consists of 12 floors of studio rentals, ranging in size from 330-square feet to 405-square feet, which will sit over office and retail space on the first two levels in addition to a lounge, fitness center, conference space and social services for residents. This site provided many challenges, proximity to an existing church and no lay down area. Again, many thanks to United Crane for getting crane erected in a very tight site.