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1501 M Street

  • 1501 M Street
  • 1501 M Street

Project Profile

Name: 1501 M Street
Designer: Shannon & Luchs/ Kossow Development Company
Scale: 265000 square feet
Location: Washington DC
Date: 1988-1991
Material: GRC
Type: New Construction

This corner office building is deliverately reminiscent of the early 20th century cast iron buildings in the lower Manhattan area of New Youk City. THe ranks of doric columns are detached from the curtain wall facade behind them, creating a non-structural cage. The building includes 187,000 square feet of office space, 78,000 square feet below grade, and a 7,000 square foot penthouse.