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“As we announced in January, we have selected Selldorf Architects for this project.
We will have more details to announce regarding this project following our presentation to the Historical Presentation Review Board in late May. Here is the most current information on the development:
- Whitman-Walker Health is now embarking on its joint venture redevelopment of the Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center site located between R and Riggs Street NW on 14th Street NW. We have partnered with Fivesquares Development, a DC-based firm, on this mission-critical project. Whitman-Walker Health retains majority ownership interest of the joint venture project to ensure that this redevelopment meets our long-term mission and financial interests. We have retained Selldorf Architects of New York City, led by Annabelle Selldorf, an internationally renowned architect, to design the project.
- The project will contribute to Whitman-Walker Health’s overall sustainability by providing financial value to support our mission of caring for many years to come.
- The project design will provide for approximately 155,000 gross square feet of mixed used development. A key design element is the preservation of the two contributing buildings—including the Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center– that are currently located on the site. The project design includes the following major elements: