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The Yards: Foundry Lofts

Originally constructed in 1918, once known as Building 160 and the Pattern/Joiner Shop, redeveloped into apartments
Construction began in 2008, stalled until 2010, delivered in late 2011
Retail tenants: Potbelly Sandwich Works, Kruba Thai and Sushi, Evo Furniture Gallery

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A view of the old Building 160 in August 2005. (8/05)
May 26, 2013 - Five years later, the building has been buffed and scrubbed, and given two new floors on top. Click to see all available photos of this location.
A closer view of the south side of the building, in August 2005. (5/08)
A different angle of the same side of the building, with the renovating completed, and showing the penthouse units on top. (2/26/12)
The interior of the then-soon-to-open Potbelly Sandwich Works on the northwest corner of the building, seen via peeking through a smudgy window. (2/26/12)
The southwest corner of the building, where Kruba Thai and Sushi opened on Nov. 9, 2012. A new awning has been installed over the sidewalk, in preparation for outdoor restaurant seating. (11/9/12)
Looking at Evo Furniture Gallery, which opened in summer 2013. At far left is the outdoor seating for Kruba. (11/11/13)
One end of the Foundry Lofts's interior courtyard, showing a seating area and the yoga platform. (1/25/12)
The community room. For more photos of the building's interior and the courtyard, see this gallery. (1/25/12)
A model unit inside the Foundry Lofts. For more interior photos, see this gallery and this one. (11/1/11)
The view looking southward along the balconies of the two-story penthouse units. The Yards Park and the Douglass Bridge are visible at right. (1/25/12)
>A shot showing the very industrial look of the units, with the Navy Yard visible through the windows. (11/1/11)
The hallways, running along windows looking at the interior courtyard. (11/1/11)
Looking at the Pattern Joiner Shop building from the southeast, in August 2005. (The huge wheels are just an added bonus.) (5/08)
The same angle 6 1/2 years later, standing in what is now the Yards Park. (2/26/12)
Looking at the Pattern Joiner Shop building from Fourth Street, in December 2007. (12/07)
  July 12, 2014 - The same location, with construction finished, and with a nice view of the two new top floors. Click to see all available photos of this location.
Another view of the building, looking north in August 2005, while the DOT HQ was still under construction. The DOT HQ is at the left/center (with 3rd Street bisecting its two buildings). (08/05)
December 15, 2013 - The same spot, now smack in the middle of the Yards Park, with construction nearing completion.  Click to see all available photos of this location.
The Foundry Lofts building, as seen in a wide-angle-lens shot from Third and Tingey in December 2006. (See, I told you it was Building 160.) (12/06)
A non-wide-angle-lens shot from the same location, with the renovation completed. (2/26/12)
And a nighttime view of the building's southern end, the same as the rendering at the top of the page, to bring everything full circle. (11/16/12)
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