rendering courtesy UIP
From a press release:
“Urban Investment Partners (UIP) of Washington DC has unveiled Frequency Apartments, a 100-unit luxury apartment community located in a former northwest Washington, DC office building that housed National Public Radio affiliate WAMU.
UIP acquired the building at 4000 Brandywine Street, NW, along with two other properties, from American University in 2016. The company has now completed a $14 million year-long 36,000 square foot gut renovation and a 14,000 SF addition to the building, which is just one block from the Tenleytown-American University station on Metrorail’s Red Line. UIP joined with Tenleytown Main Street to officially open the neighborhood’s newest multifamily residence.
“Frequency is our most contemporary apartment community to date,” said UIP Principal Steve Schwat. “The name is derived from its history as a radio station and recording studio for WAMU/NPR programming, including the syndicated talk shows hosted by Diane Rehm and Kojo Nnamdi.
Situated on one of the highest elevations in the District, Frequency has an unrivaled location within easy walking distance of Metro, American University, Whole foods, Starbucks, Panera, Best Buy, and dozens of other shops and restaurants.”
The distinctive open-space apartments at Frequency offer luxury plank flooring, custom cabinetry, stainless steel appliances, designer lighting, quartz kitchen counters, spacious modular closets, large bathrooms, and individually controlled hearing and cooling, and ensuite laundry equipment.
Residents of this new pet-friendly community will enjoy keyless entry, a roof deck with grilling area and panoramic views, a state-of-the-art fitness center, resident lounge, teleworking space, conference and meeting rooms, bike storage, resident lounge, package acceptance, and reserved garage parking. For leasing information, visit https://thefrequencydc.com/, or call 202.759.9159.
Frequency is convenient not only to Metrorail but also to 11 Metrobus lines, the American University shuttle (on the same block), and the Sibley Hospital shuttle. The many dining options within walking distance include the popular District Taco, and Jose Andres’ recently open fast casual vegetarian destination Beefsteak. Other nearby destinations include the new American University Law School, the highly regarded Wilson High School, Wilson Aquatic Center, Fort Reno Park and concert stage, and the Friendship/Tenley Public Library.
Named in the late 1700’s for local tavern owner John Tennally, Tenleytown surrounds the site of Civil War-era Fort Reno, built on the city’s highest natural ground at 409 feet above sea level. By 1900, the last remains of the fort had been replaced by a reservoir, water tower, and a park that features sports fields, playgrounds, tennis, and more.
The 1941 opening of Sears & Roebuck at Wisconsin Avenue and Albemarle Street was an important milestone in the neighborhood’s growth. The area’s first Hechinger store also was located in Tenleytown; after Sears vacated its store in 1994, Hechinger bought and moved into the property. Hechinger eventually shuttered all of its stores. By 2003, the former Sears/Hechinger site had been converted into one of the city’s first transit-oriented developments, Cityline at Tenley, which currently includes Best Buy, The Container Store, and Ace Hardware.”
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St. Mary Armenian Church will hold its 75th Annual Armenian Fall Food Festival October 6-7 from 11am – 8pm at St. Mary Armenian Apostolic Church (4135 Fessenden St. NW). Traditional Armenian Food will be available for both Carry-out and Dine-in including Lamb and Chicken Kabobs, Cheese Boreg, Baklava and a wide variety of other delicious dishes. Traditional Armenian music and dancing on Saturday night and unique artisan vendors throughout the festival. Outdoor dining space is available as well as free on street parking. Can’t join us to dine-in? Order via link for carry-out with the link above.
At Generation Hope, we’re dedicated to supporting teen parents in college as they work toward earning their degrees. We are in need of caring child care volunteers for upcoming events on Saturday, October 21st (in Washington, DC), and Saturday, November 4th (in Arlington, VA). Join our growing volunteer community and support us at an event this fall!
At all of our events, we provide free onsite child care for the children of the teen parents we serve, creating a nurturing environment for the kiddos while their parents learn valuable life skills and build community.
If you enjoy working with children and are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, please visit https://www.generationhope.org/volunteer to learn more.
DC 20’s & 30’s Singles Happy Hour
You all asked, and were delivering! Our sold out September Singles Happy Hour was such a success, were throwing another! This time we are hosting at an even better venue, with a larger