Monday, April 6, 2009

E Street Development Chosen for Engine 13

DCMud reports that the District government has chosen E Street Development (Proposal #1) to develop a new DCFD Engine 13 firehouse at the corner of 4th & E Street. Additionally, the team will build an office building on top of the new firehouse and a second office building at the site of the current Engine 13 firehouse. Read my post from February for details on the proposal, but highlights include a partnership with community organizations including Kid Power Inc. and D.C. Central Kitchen, LEED-Silver certification, green roof technology, and neighborhood retail along E Street. This is the same development team that ANC6D recommended last month to DMPED. In the post from DCMud, it states that construction of the new firehouse will happen in 2010 and the current firehouse will stay open until the new one is complete. The above rendering is the new office building planned at the current site of Engine 13, designed by Beyer,Blinder,Belle.

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

hmm...don't think that's the right picture/rendition of the building.

SWill said...

This rendering is the new office building planned at the site of the current Engine 13, at the corner of 6th & E Street. The rendering of the "firehouse red" building that you're probably referring to is what will be built at the corner of 4th & E Street and will be the new home of Engine 13. That rendering can be found using this link: http://southwestquadrant.blogspot.com/2009/02/engine-13-presentations-held-tonight.html