Spotlight on The Gantry Plaza
Nestled in the heart of the dynamic NoMA neighborhood in Washington, DC, The Gantry is an innovative, sustainably focused new mixed-use development that has something for everyone, residents and visitors alike.
The Gantry Plaza is slated for major growth in the coming years, but here’s a taste of some current featured storefronts, restaurants, and galleries that are ready and worth the visit:
Shop Made in DC - Support DC’s community of creatives and makers at Shop Made in DC. From handcrafted jewelry and clothing to artisanal foods and unique home decor, Shop Made in DC is a must-see for unique finds. The store also frequently hosts events, pop-up shops, and workshops that bring the local community together.
Toastique - Nosh on boutique gourmet toast and fresh juices at Toastique. Priding themselves on a “chic, rustic experience,” Toastique is perfect for grabbing a healthy bite to eat on your way out from The Gantry. Fuel your day and get the boost you need with seasonal and responsibly sourced products.
Marcellino Pane & Vino - Located at the ground floor of The Gantry, stop by Marcellino for some soul-soothing Italian food and a glass of vino. While you’re at it, grab a cannoli and a variety of classic Italian pastries from Annaré, the bakery within Marcellino.
Chela Mitchell Gallery - Chela Mitchell Gallery is yet another gem located on the ground floor of The Gantry. This contemporary art space is inspired by community culture and amplifies local voices in fine art and design. Keep a pulse on up-and-coming artists that are pushing boundaries and perspectives.
More About The Gantry
Located on 300 Morse Street NE, The Gantry immerses residents in an energetic and artful neighborhood in the heart of one of the nation's fastest-growing cities. Transformed by renewed demand for city living in the early 2000s, Washington D.C. is a dynamic metropolis and coveted destination for many young professionals, with a consistent growth in job opportunities. KETTLER worked with the District of Columbia to set the design vision for the 1.4MM SF mixed-used community comprising of The Gantry, Carr Properties' recently delivered Signal House creative office property, and three future buildings; including a further 159-unit apartment development from Carmel Partners and KETTLER. Balanced between old and new, the Union Market District is a unique destination within D.C., home to entrepreneurs, chefs, artists, and visionaries.
Residents enjoy a thriving cultural scene. Located just three blocks from one of the district's most prominent landmarks, Union Market is a collection of over 40 local vendors creating the culinary epicenter of D.C. Surrounding the market is a myriad of additional restaurants, retail and residential spaces, bustling with youthful energy. The Union Market District is a highly walkable transit-oriented neighborhood, with the NoMa-Gallaudet Metro Station offering transportation to other areas of the city just three blocks away from The Gantry. New residents of The Gantry are provided a membership to Capital Bikeshare to offer easy access to the neighborhood amenities and reduce dependency on vehicles.
Residents and visitors to the new multi-use complex are greeted by a landmark sculpture, leading into a grand lobby featuring a monumental staircase. A clean, modern palette appears throughout the property's interior, with tasteful pops of eclectic elements. Enhanced by an abundance of natural light, the building establishes a vibrant and uplifting atmosphere that emulates that of the surrounding Union Market District.
This modern finish carries into each of The Gantry's 551 units. Starting in the kitchen, solid-stone countertops and full-height stone backsplashes are complemented by stainless-steel appliances and Italian cabinets. Residents also conveniently find a full-size, stackable washer and dryer in-unit. The Gantry appeals to a variety of residents, varying in household sizes.
The Gantry design fully expresses a vision for creating modern living space, incorporating an abundance of outdoor spaces and amenities to immerse residents in a vibrant community. The Gantry has an expansive rooftop deck with a pool, clubroom and garden, all of which give a spectacular view of the Union Market District and the city beyond, creating further opportunities for residents to immerse in outdoor spaces. The Gantry also offers a 14,300-square foot plaza, a private landscaped courtyard and a dog park.
Other amenities include two fitness centers, a yoga room, bike storage and repair, valet dry cleaning and a package concierge service, bringing ease and convenience to the busy day-to-day of the working resident.