Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS’ recent project completion at 4th and Rhode Island Avenue, NE is the first residential development in the large block west of the Rhode Island Avenue Metro Station. This transit-oriented development will catalyze further growth in this area of the city characterized by vacant buildings, struggling commercial uses, and big-box retail. The building’s 116 new households will drive new investment in the neighborhood and provide a tangible benefit to the fledgling community.
The completion of our recent project, Jackson Crossing, concludes the transformation of an industrial and auto-centric area into a dignified 5-story, 78-unit apartment community in Alexandria, VA fit for a lively mixed-use and pedestrian-oriented neighborhood. Consistent with our commitment to design with an elevated purpose of housing for all, this project targets families at or below 60% of the area median income. Jackson Crossing recently won a Montgomery County Affordable Housing Award.
Last Friday, we toured our latest multifamily residential project at 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, SE. The 41-unit condominium on Capitol Hill repairs the urban fabric by filling a gap in the street wall. The four-story building features terraces for ground-level units, underground parking and rooftop amenity space with views of the US Capitol. The project harmonizes
PROJECT UPDATES Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS supports affordable housing as a basic right and a cornerstone of smart growth. We are dedicated to designing dignified affordable housing projects which deliver the same high quality design as market-rate housing and seamlessly integrate into their communities. Our completed affordable housing projects have delivered over 500 affordable units,
Our Community Commitment In October we met Xavier, a 15-year-old aspiring architect who is also in need of a permanent adoptive home. We were introduced to Xavier through NBC Washington’s Barbara Harrison and Wednesday’s Child, an organization that partners with local broadcast media to feature foster children waiting to be adopted. Xavier visited our studio
Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS is pleased to announce that two projects, 11141 Georgia Avenue and Woodley Wardman, were recognized with Awards of Excellence in the 2015 AIA Northern Virginia Design Awards program. On Thursday, June 4th, our team celebrated this year’s award-winning projects with AIA NOVA at the Washington Library at Mount Vernon in Alexandria.
11141 Georgia Avenue is the recipient of a Washington Business Journal Best Real Estate Deal of 2014 Award. Specifically, the project was recognized with the superlative “Best Rehab Project” at the WBJ Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 30th! Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS is proud to be a part of the team that brought
We celebrated the groundbreaking for 3825 Georgia Avenue, NW on Monday, April 27th with Mayor Muriel Bowser, Donatelli Development, Mosaic Urban Partners and McCullough Construction. The project will transform an existing vacant lot into a new 5-story multifamily development one block north of the Petworth Metro station. This transit-oriented, urban infill project will provide 32 units, 7
Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS Wins National Design Recognition for Two DC Projects: Builder’s Choice Award and NAIOP Award of Excellence
We are thrilled to share news of our two most recent design awards: a NAIOP MD/DC Award of Excellence for Crestview Retail and a Builder’s Choice Award for Woodley Wardman. Crestview Retail : A Catalyst for Smart Growth Photography by Anice Hoachlander. Completed in 2014, Crestview Retail is the recipient of a 2014 NAIOP MD/DC Award of