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50 Condos, Retail to Replace Central Union Mission

by Borderstan.com February 19, 2013 at 9:00 am 1 Comment

Central Union Mission on 14th Street. (Luis Gomez Photos)

Central Union Mission on 14th Street. (Luis Gomez Photos)

From Rachel Nania. Check out her blog, Sear, Simmer & Stir. Follow Nania on Twitter @rnania, email her at rachel[AT]borderstan.com. 

In November, Borderstan reported that a new retail and condo development will replace Central Union Mission’s 14th and R location.

Central Union Mission has been rooted in the Logan Circle community and serving the homeless population for nearly 30 years. However, the organization is building a new home at 65 Massachusetts Avenue NW, and construction on the Eric Colbert & Associates development project is expected to begin this spring.

The Washington Post reports the new development will include roughly 50 units of studios, one-bedroom and two-bedroom condos, ranging in space from 800 square feet to 1,000 square feet each. The Post also reports that the condos will cost around $419,900 to $849,900, and the project is expected to take 14 months to complete.

The retail businesses have not been decided for the building, but The Post article says the developers will be picky about the retailers that go into the new building to ensure the businesses are good neighbors to the residents.

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Comments (1)

  1. WaPo says no underground parking. So $420-850K and no parking. I hope the buyers know what they are getting, and WHAT is nearby…

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