The Preston Partnership was retained as the residential designer and worked alongside MV+A Architects for this mixed-use project in downtown DC. It was part of an initiative by the Planning Department to bring as many as four grocery oriented Wal-Mart stores to the District. It features 4 story stick framed residential building on a podium above a 70,000 square foot Wal-mart and accessory retail, all above multiple levels of underground parking. Residents of the 303 unit apartment enjoy a state of the art 2-story club and fitness space designed by the interiors group at Preston. A hospitality style pool and outdoor amenity area sits above the 2 story clubroom and fitness area, with two well landscaped interior courtyards offering private park-like retreats from the hustle and bustle of downtown DC.


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Washington, DC


JBG Properties


Stories: 5

Units: 315

Acres: 2.10

Units/Acres: 144.29

Retail SF: 70,000

“Over the course of developing more than 7,000 units, you figure out some architects are great at design. Some are great at creating a functional project. Very few can do both. The Preston Partnership is the best at marrying both form and function. They design beautiful buildings that are affordable and efficient. They are the best.”
– John W. Long, South City Partners