The Drake 1355 17th Street, NW

The Drake 1355 17th Street, NW

Luxury Apartment Building

This CMc project involved the construction of a new nine-story, 163,997 square foot luxury apartment building (The Drake) with 218 units and three levels of below-grade parking. The structure is a concrete frame with spread footings. The building façade features brick and precast concrete veneer with punched windows. The units include floor to ceiling glass, porcelain tiles, hardwood flooring, and highly efficient variable refrigerant flow HVAC systems. All units have gourmet kitchens with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops and custom cabinetry. The building also includes a common penthouse level consisting of ancillary indoor space and a Liveroof® vegetated landscaped roof deck.

Project Details

Client:Keener-Squire Properties

Location:Washington, D.C.


Contract TypeNew Construction

Completion DateSeptember 19, 2014

Amount$27.1 million

Contract MethodsConstruction Management at Risk

Architect Eric Colbert & Associates PC

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