Square 50

Location: 
Washington, D.C.
Client: 
Eastbanc
Architect: 
WDG Architecture, PLLC
Additional collaborations with WDG Architecture, PLLC:
Contract Value: 
$39,000,000
Size: 
112,000 Square Feet
Year Completed: 
2016
Certification: 
LEED Silver
Sector: 
Clark demolished an existing firehouse and constructed a nine-story building with one level of below-grade parking. The building features a new fire station for the Washington, D.C. Fire Department and a 20,000 square-foot squash facility with eight regulation-size courts. The upper six floors of the building contains 61 affordable housing units. The firehouse and squash facility façade is comprised of metal panels and curtain wall, while the residential levels are clad in fiber-cement panels with punch windows. 
 
The project is designed per LEED® Silver standards and features a green roof. 
 
Clark Foundations and Clark Concrete performed support of excavation and cast-in-place concrete work, respectively.
Awards: 
ABC of Metro Washington - Excellence in Construction Award
ENR Mid Atlantic - Award of Merit, Mixed-Use
NAIOP Maryland/DC Chapter - Award for Excellence, Best Multi-Family
Associated General Contractors of America (DC) - Washington Contractor Award, Multi-Family/Mixed Use/Hospitality