Mayor Bowser To Attend Senior Housing Groundbreaking In Brookland

Senior Housing on Girard
Rendering courtesy of the Menkiti Group

Back in May we wrote about an affordable senior housing building called The Girard Street Senior Residences, planned for an empty lot at the corner of 16th and Girard. We recently learned that the groundbreaking will be today and that  Mayor Muriel Bowser will be on hand to support the project. From the press release:

On June 30th, local developers Dantes Partners and The Menkiti Group, will break ground at the Girard Street Senior Apartments project in the Brookland neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser will participate in the ceremony and deliver opening remarks. The new building is a modern, 100% luxury affordable senior housing community, featuring 25 apartments that provide economic advantages to residents and contributes to the vibrant character of the neighborhood. The anticipated construction period is 12 months.

WHO:               Mayor Muriel Bowser, Polly Donaldson (Director, DHCD), Adrianne Todman (Director, DC Housing Authority), and others

WHAT:              Groundbreaking ceremony for the upcoming Girard Street Senior Apartments, a joint venture of local developers Dantes Partners and The Menkiti Group

WHERE:          1545 Girard St. NE, Washington DC 20018 (Brookland neighborhood); Event entrance on 16th St. NE side

WHEN:            11:00am ET, Tuesday, June 30, 2015

3 thoughts on “Mayor Bowser To Attend Senior Housing Groundbreaking In Brookland”

    1. need to move in a nice building like this where I live is so dangerous and there are young people roaming all over the place ..they are threatening to kill me and gang rape me need a safe place for me and my companion my cat Munchie..landlord just dont try and I am afraid to live there anymore and I fear for my life have not been in my apt more than 5 days in the last 2 mnths I have been staying wherever I can I am afraid to be there ..I have sent in my application and all documents requested…I currently live on 17th st se..ward 8

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