9th and I Street, NW
Thanks to a reader for sending the update. Back in 2014 we leanred:
“Hines, the international real estate firm and Qatari Diar, the real estate development entity of the Qatar Investment Authority, together developers of CityCenterDC, and D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, announced today that the parties have closed on the agreement allowing Hines and Qatari Diar to proceed with the design and construction of a 370-room luxury hotel and 70,000 square feet of large-format retail space, at CityCenterDC, the 10-acre, landmark, mixed-use development located in the heart of the nation’s capital. It was further announced that the hotel will be the Conrad Washington, D.C., the newest property in the Conrad Hotels & Resorts luxury brand portfolio operated by Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HTL).
The Conrad Washington, D.C. project is being designed by Herzog & de Meuron Architekten, the internationally acclaimed design firm headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, and HKS Architects, Inc., a Dallas-based design firm with offices worldwide, including the District of Columbia, as Architect of Record. Herzog & de Meuron is known for sophisticated projects around the world including the Walker Arts Center in Minneapolis, The Tate Modern in London and the iconic 56 Leonard, a new condominium tower in New York’s Tribeca neighborhood.”
Rendering via CityCenterDC
Thanks to Katie for sending: “Driver’s license system down. The dmv driver’s license system is down in all locations in DC. Been down since opening. They are saying no ETA…
Thanks to Ian for sending: “Saw last night at Ontario & Columbia NW across from the Popeyes — fun morning surprise”
15th between O and Rhode Island Ave, NW Thanks to Geordan for sending from Logan Circle around 10:15am.
1722 14th Street, NW Thanks to Noa for sending from the former Outrage space (Outrage now located in one of the retail spaces at the Black Cat up the street)…