Washington, DC

440 K Street, NW

From a press release:

“Quadrangle Development Corporation and The Wilkes Company announce the completion and opening of Lyric 440K, a 234-unit, 14-floor luxury residential building, and the team’s fifth building in the two million square foot, mixed-use community in the Mount Vernon Triangle. Lyric 440K offers a mix of 182 one-bedroom, 26 one-bedroom with den, and 26 two-bedroom apartments along with resort-inspired amenities.

Lyric 440K features a porcelain rain screen exterior, creating a stylish street presence as well as energy efficiency. A distinctive architectural element designed as an ALPOLIC metal “fin” graces the façade of the building. The high tech prismatic finish creates an iridescent effect similar to dragon fly wings, with the color of the fin evolving through shades of blue, pink, green and violet as the light changes depending on your vantage point.


Lyric 440K includes:

Elegant lobby with 24-hour front desk service
Two-tier pool with lap lane
Elegantly landscaped roof deck with fire pit, water features and large indoor social space
Second floor secluded tranquility garden and outdoor fireplace
State-of-the-art fitness center with cardio theater
WiFi available in all common areas
Valet dry cleaning service
Pet-walking service
Gated access to underground garage parking and bicycle storage room
Exclusive on-site ZipCar

Apartment features include:

Floor-to-ceiling windows and abundant natural light
Italian Atlas Concorde tile flooring
Gourmet kitchens with double sinks, granite countertops and espresso cabinetry
Built-in wine racks and stainless steel appliances
Full-size washer and dryer
Balconies and private courtyards
Pet friendly”

As for the retail part they are looking for:

a small-format gourmet market, artisanal coffeehouse, specialty wine shoppe as well as a full-service restaurant with market and butcher or bakery component.”

Lots of photos after the jump.





Future roof top pool

Here are a couple of renderings for how the roof top pool and second floor tranquility garden hope to turn out:

pool area 4x6

Lyric tranquility garden 4x6


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