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Waterside Towers

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1970, Chloethiel Woodard Smith and Associates. 905–947 6th sts. SW.
  • Waterside Towers
  • Waterside Towers
  • Waterside Towers
  • Waterside Towers
  • Waterside Towers

Chloethiel Woodard Smith, known as the “Leading Lady in Urban Renewal,” designed numerous structures in the Southwest, including Capitol Park and Harbour Square. Waterside Towers is a 434-unit complex that features three nine-story towers and a set of three-story town houses. The residences are arranged in a semi-hexagonal U-shape around a central and open courtyard. On the exterior, the tower facades ripple in and out with oversized balconies that feature French door entryways. On the interior the residences offered studio to 4-bedroom arrangements. Amenities included underground parking, onsite professionally managed health club, and an indoor and outdoor pool.

Writing Credits

Author: 
Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee
Updated By: 
Vyta Baselice (2020)
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Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee, "Waterside Towers", [Washington, District of Columbia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/DC-01-SW21.

Print Source

Buildings of the District of Columbia, Pamela Scott and Antoinette J. Lee. New York: Oxford University Press, 1993, 244-244.

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