Eventually, those big cranes towering above Capitol Hill will produce buildings. And people will live inside. The most recent fruition of this particular Capitol Hill circle of life has taken place down near Melrose where the Pine + Minor apartments building now rises. CHS noted the building’s color earlier this summer.
The dedicated real estate bloggers at urbnlivn.com went inside:
While the style and location (right next to the foodie paradise that is Melrose Market) are top-notch, this LEED Platinum certified project is not for everybody. For one thing, the 120 units start out at 385 square feet and max out at 655. If you want the largest apartment with one of the limited parking spaces and you have a pet or need extra storage, you will have to pay more than $2,300 a month. That’s $2,300 a month for 655 sq ft.
Even at those lofty rates, Urbanlivn said the project was more than half-leased by late August.
Craigslist has several listings for available units in the building including this “Open 2 Bed: Perfect for Friendly Roommates” —
CHS wrote about the development of the seven-story building here.
Meanwhile, Saturday you can check out the next of Capitol Hill’s new apartment projects as the 19th and Mercer building does preview tours in advance of its planned October opening:
[H]ard hat tours are going to start next week. People can visit the website and sign up for more details/tour www.19mercer.com. There are 50 apartments ranging from studio, open 1, 1 bed, and 2 bed floor plans around a central courtyard with BBQs and semi-private alcoves to hang out.
CHS wrote about the four-story development’s passage through the design phase here. We’ve also been busy covering the interesting mix of retail tenants coming together including Linda Derschang’s next restaurant project, cookie bakery Hello Robin and a Molly Moon’s.