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Tuesday, April 23 2019

Construction Watch Tour: Ora Apartments

2144 California

2144 California Street, NW, Washington, DC 20008  |  Saturday, April 27th, 10:00am – 12:00pm

2144 California

Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS and the National Building Museum are hosting a Construction Watch Tour of the renovation and façade rehabilitation of 2144 California Street, NW in Washington, DC. Join B|HA’s Bill Bonstra, FAIA, LEED AP, Aaron Margolis, AIA, and Robert Kuentzel for a tour of this 1959 mid-century modern apartment building featuring 113 reconfigured units. The renovation includes an enhanced lobby, public areas, upgraded elevators, and a fitness facility culminating with a landscaped roof deck affording spectacular views to the Potomac River and beyond.

Our client for the project is Bedrock 2144 LLC, and the client’s representative is Saul Urban, LLC. The general contractor is Grunley Construction. Completion is expected later this year.

Renderings provided by Gables Residential


2.0 LU HSW (AIA) – The program presents design solutions that demonstrate adaptive reuse of an existing building and various sustainable design strategies.

TICKETS: $25 Member | $35 Non-member
Call: 202.272.2448 ext 3304
Tickets assigned based on space availability.
On-site registration is not available.


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