Clarendon Center

Location: 
Arlington, Virginia
Client: 
Saul Centers, Inc.
Architect: 
Torti Gallas and Partners, Inc.
Additional collaborations with Torti Gallas and Partners, Inc.:
Contract Value: 
$121,400,000
Size: 
471,000 Square Feet
Year Completed: 
2010
Certification: 
LEED Silver

Completed in 2010, Clarendon Center is a mixed-use development that includes a 12-story apartment building, nine-story office building, and six-story office building. The development spans two city blocks in Arlington's Clarendon neighborhood.

Clarendon Center is divided into a north and south block. The south consists of a 240,000 square-foot, 244-unit apartment building and a nine-story, 85,000 square-foot office building. The south block also features 34,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space and four levels of below-grade parking. The north block includes a six-story, 98,000-square-foot office building with an additional 14,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space and three levels of below-grade parking.

The Clarendon Center apartment building features balconies and have a landscaped courtyard, health club, and indoor swimming pool.

Self Perform

Clark Foundations perfromed the excavation, sheeting, and shoring work for Clarendon Center. The site posed distinct challenges for the team. The Metro’s orange train line runs under the north side of the project site, and at places, the Metro tunnel is just three feet beneath the below-grade structure.

Awards: 
WBC Craftsmanship Award - Sitework/Underpinning, Foundations & Excavation
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