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May 22, 2020

Updated Capitol Hill plan trades historical cues for more brick

Real Estate Editor

Renderings by Studio Meng Strazzara [enlarge]
Hunters Capital’s earlier plan for the 68-unit building harked back to the old Pike-Pine Auto Row. This updated version has more brick and an open corner at East Mercer Street for possible outdoor bar seating.

Image by Studio Meng Strazzara [enlarge]
A design review board said this older concept “took design cues from the historic buildings in the neighborhood too literally, mimicking historic architecture rather than complementing it.”

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