Monroe Street Market – BALA Winners Announced!
Best in American Living Blog
January 25, 2016
Multifamily Community of the Year, Monroe Street Market, Washington. D.C.
Monroe Street Market is the culmination of transformative use of The Catholic University of America’s South Campus to fulfill a market need, create unique student and family housing, and provide much needed retail to the area, including &pizza, Barnes & Noble, Brookland Pint, Potbelly, and more.
The community connects to the arts in all their forms by encouraging artists and art enthusiasts to share culture, providing studio space where artists can make, show and sell their wares.
Commitment to building a better community includes offering three housing options in varying price ranges, facilitating public transit and pedestrian-friendly atmospheres, and the addition of a community arts center available to rent for a small fee.
Monroe Street offers many amenities: a 24-hour fitness centers with yoga studios, cardio theaters, weights, as well as an express gym; E-café with Wi-Fi; guest suite available for visitors; spaces for community events and private parties; storage; swimming pool; green walls and cool roofs to reduce urban heat; garage parking with Zipcars available.
Unsurpassed attention to detail in design and material selection adds to the character, personality, and theme that can be built for a community. Monroe Street is also an advancement of the multifamily industry’s potential through creativity and a focus on authenticity – spurring renewed interest in quality and unique projects.