Bozzuto | EYA | HOC
Mixed Use | Apartments | Office | Retail
The Laureate is a mixed-use and mixed-income apartment building located at EYA’s Westside at Shady Grove Metro, a transit-oriented, mixed-use neighborhood in Rockville adjacent to the Shady Grove Metro Station. The seven-story building features 21,122 square feet of street-level retail and 7,393 square feet of office space with 268 amenity-rich apartments above – 81 of which are designated as affordable housing units. The building’s modern façade is comprised of exterior materials such as fiber cement panels, fiber cement siding and masonry. The Hurston draws its name from acclaimed African American author, anthropologist, filmmaker and Howard University alumna Zora Neale Hurston. This new apartment building follows the success of the adjacent community of new townhomes, condos and multi-use apartment complex developments. The Hurston offers luxury apartments with a wide range of attractive amenities, including a zero-edge swimming pool centrally located as a focal feature between two fully-glazed amenity spaces and accentuated with indoor and outdoor fire pits, co-working amenities, a makerspace, children’s play area and pet spa. Other
amenities include a lobby, bike storage, mailroom and tenant storage space. Ideally located just a two-minute walk to the Shady Grove Metro station, this community offers all the elements of a live-play-work environment. The broader Westside neighborhood includes a community clubhouse with a 25-meter outdoor pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a community kitchen and gardens, a dog park, a playground, and outdoor fire pits and patios. Easy access to I-270, Route 370 and the ICC make it an attractive option for commuters who rely on a variety of commuting options.