1322 O Street

The 1322 O Street Apartment project is a mixed-use project consisting of 56 (including manager’s unit) small studio apartment units with 1,090 SF of ground floor commercial space. 100% units will be regulated at low and very low income levels.

The immediate neighborhood includes a variety of apartments, office, commercial uses immediately to the north, east and west. The Zero Net Energy (ZNE) building envelope will be constructed as a five-story Type-3B that will utilize Mass Timber for the horizontal components of the building.  The project will be built on  a concrete mat slab foundation.

Location: Between 13th and 14th Streets on O Street

Unit Mix:

  • Fifty-six (56) 267 SF small-studio units.

Affordability Mix & Unit Breakdown

Rent Level No. of Units Rents % of Total Units Annual Income Not to Exceed
40% AMI 22 $586 40% $23,440
60% AMI 25 $879 45% $35,160
80% AMI 8 $1,172 14% $42,280
Mgr.’s Unit 1 1%
Total 56 100%


Unit Amenities:

  • Universal accessibility in all units
  • High quality no or very low VOC building materials & interior finishes
  • Individual controlled HVAC system
  • High ceilings with floor to ceiling windows to optimize natural daylight
  • Operable windows on both ends of unit for natural ventilation
  • Window blinds for solar control
  • Electric cooktop, convection microwave, refrigerator, and garbage disposal

Site Amenities:

  • 1,301 SF ground floor retail with 380 SF of outdoor dining
  • On-Site Management
  • Landscaped low water demand ground level courtyard
  • Community kitchen with outdoor 5th-floor terrace
  • Secure bicycle storage within the building
  • Type II bicycle racks on O Street for visitors
  • On site residential storage opportunities


  • Carbon sequestering mass timber construction
  • Zero-combustion full electrification strategies
  • Sub-metered centralized heat pump water heating and HVAC system
  • Full building commissioning
  • Extremely low-water demand landscape materials
  • Onsite storm water quality retention/detention/percolation
  • High ceilings to allow temperature stratification in natural ventilation mode
  • Floor to ceiling windows to optimize natural daylight
  • Window blinds for solar control
  • Electric cooktops
  • Targeting operational Carbon neutrality
  • No or very low VOC building materials and cleaning components

Architect: Williams + Paddon Architects

General Contractor: Tricorp Construction

Landscape Architect: Yamasaki Landscape Architecture

Structural: Holmes Structures

Electrical: Edge Electrical Consulting, Inc.

Massing/Height: Five stories

Acres:  0.24 (approximately 10,541 SF )

Estimated Total Development Costs: $15.5 million

Projected Construction Period: October 2020 to July 2022

CADA Contact:

Tom Kigar