Brookland is undergoing a major revitalization. The projects listed below will transform Brookland into an amenity-rich and vibrant neighborhood. View Brookland Development in a larger map Monroe Street Market
Where: 7th & Monroe St NE
What: Multi-phase mixed use development covering 5 city blocks, adjacent to the Brookland Metro Station.
Residential: 720 units, and 45 townhomes
Retail: 83,000 SF
Artist Studio Space: 15,000 SF
Parking 850 spaces
Other: Clocktower, water-feature (fountain), open seating, live performance stage, streetscape improvements (buried electrical lines, new curbs and sidewalks, new attractive lightposts, realignment of street, etc)
Confirmed Retailers: (No confirmed retailers to date).
Status: PUD approved with 5-0-0 from Zoning Commission, Historic Preservation Review Board declined petition for historic status of Colonel Brooks Tavern, Public Space Plan presented. Demolition work will resume week of 3/4/13, despite handful of neighbors appealing Historic Preservation Review Board decision (oral arguments on court case to begin 4/11/13 –link).
What: 39 affordable residential units with art studio space for artists and their families. Project also includes gallery space,community rehearsal space, and classroom/office/intern housing for Dance Place.