The southeast corner of 2nd and L streets, home to what is now the Capitol Hill Tower lot, from 2004 through April 2006. (Play again, or see the southeast or southwest corners.) Capitol Hill Tower/Courtyard by Marriott
1000 New Jersey Ave. SE/140 L Street SE

  • 204-room Courtyard by Marriott hotel tower, at New Jersey & L
  • 9,000 sq ft Ground Floor Retail
  • Shared underground parking for 249 cars
  • 13-story 344-unit Co-Op Tower - Now Selling, 202-554-1945

    Developer: NJA Development Partners, LP (Valhal Corp.); Groundbreaking 4/8/04
    Cap. Tower Architect: SK&I Architectural Design Group
    Courtyard Architect: Gordon & Greenberg Architects
    Builder: Tompkins; Structural Engineer: Tadjer, Cohen, Edelson & Associates

    Official Web Sites/Links:
    Capitol Hill Tower (Residential) | Courtyard Capitol Hill/Navy Yard
    Funding Approved for Capitol Hill Tower (7/14/03)
    JD's Capitol Hill Tower News Items & Additional Links

  •             Overview            Courtyard by Marriott            Capitol Hill Tower            Project News Items            

    The northwest/New Jersey and K entrance, which is the main entrance to the residential portion of the project; it was completed in July 2006, 2 1/2 years after construction began. (09/06)


    Three views of the northwest corner of the Tower's lot, the southeast corner of New Jersey Avenue and K Street; first, in September 2000 (top left); three years later, in September 2003 (the buildings were demolished sometime around 2001) (top right); and in May 2007, one year after opening (bottom right). The residential tower fronts New Jersey. Click to see all available photos of this location.



    Looking at the Tower's lot from one block north (2nd and I), as clearing of the lot was finished in July, 2004. The overgrown brush to the left will eventually be cleared to make way for the Washington Canal Park. (07/04)


    The same view, 9 years later. (4/05/14)  Click to see all available photos of this location.



    The corner of New Jersey and K, in January 2003. 1100 New Jersey is under construction at right. (01/03)


    The same view, 2 years later, now the main entrance to the residential tower. (9/09/06) Click to see all available photos of this location.




    In February 2013, boxing and fitness company DCBFit opened in the far southern retail space in Capitol Hill Tower's ground floor, near L Street. Also in the retail spaces are Congressional Cleaners, which opened in 2007, and a Georgetown University medical clinic, which opened in 2011. (2/10/13) 




    A photo of one of the model units. (04/06)


    A crappy photo of one of the model's kitchens. (04/06)



    A photo of one of the model units. (04/06)


    A crappy photo of one of the model's kitchens. (04/06)



    The tower's interior courtyard, awaiting some final touches. (04/06)


    The pool building--not quite finished. (04/06)



    Peeking out from the interior of Capitol Hill Tower, toward the east. (03/06)


    Looking down at the under-construction courtyard area of Capitol Hill Tower, before the grass was put in. (03/06)



    The southwest corner of 2nd and K, in August 2003. (08/03)


    The same view, 8 years later. Note how the DOT HQ has altered the far horizon. (5/26/13) Click to see all available photos of this location.



     


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