This site is located at the intersection of 8th Street and O Street, NW (1336 8th Street, NW), in Ward 6 (Square 399, Lot 68) across the street from the CityMarket at O. The property was acquired by the District’s predecessor in interest , RLA Revitalization Corporation - (RLARC) around 1970 for the purposes of redevelopment. The site has been used as a surface parking lot for many years.
On September 2, 2014, DMPED announced the selection of a development team inlcuding Roadside Development and Dantes Partners. The development team’s plan includes approximately 70 residential units above street-level retail that fronts O Street NW. The project will be constructed to meet LEED Gold standards. It will offer affordable housing opportunities to District residents and set aside space for use by community stakeholders. A Planned Unit Development (PUD) for the project was approved by the Zoning Commission on May 25, 2017.