Four Seasons Residences Overview

The former West Heating Plant at 1051-1055 29th Street NW in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington DC is being redeveloped as ultra-luxury condominiums. The project is sited on a 2+ acre plot directly behind the Four Seasons Hotel. The ‘Four Seasons Private Residences’ will be the newest member of the hotel group's international roster of elite properties.

Four Seasons Residences RCP view


Richard Levy, Georgetown Company of New York, Four Seasons as Georgetown29K LLC


David Adjaye

Landscape Architect

Laurie Olin, Olin Studio




In the pre-construction stage.


Estimated 2023




1051-1055 29th Street NW Washington DC 20007


The West Heating Plant is located between M and K Streets in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington DC.

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Four Seasons Residences Project Details

The project transforms the West Heating Plant, a vacant steam heat facility on a blighted site, into a 10-story, Four Seasons-managed luxury condominium property offering 70-72 units in a detached residential building, with parking garage and penthouse. Redevelopment includes an adjacent one-acre public park and bridge connecting Rock Creek Park with the Georgetown Waterfront. The project also includes a bridge providing a direct pedestrian and bicycle connection between Rock Creek Park, the Georgetown Waterfront Park, and the Crescent Trail as well as access to the waterfront and the refurbishment of the dilapidated seawall along Rock Creek.

Community Engagement

GSA and HPRB documentation and representative local print coverage for the West Heating Plant 'Four Seasons Residences' project.

BZA Application for Zoning Relief

Special Exceptions under: • the loading berth requirements of Subtitle C § 901.1 (pursuant to Subtitle C § 909.2 and Subtitle X § 901.2) • the penthouse enclosure requirements of Subtitle C § 1500.6 (pursuant to Subtitle C § 1504.1 and Subtitle X § 901.2)

Case Type: Special Exception
Case Status: Closed
Result: Approved 5 - 0 - 0
Past Hearing Date(s): 04/28/2021,06/09/2021,06/09/2021

D.C. Court of Appeals issued an opinion finding that a D.C. hearing officer acted properly in approving the demolition of the historic West Heating Plant in Georgetown over objections of the D.C. Preservation League.

The ruling could pave the way for the project's development team  to develop a high-end condo building on the site, more than seven years after casting the winning, $19.5M bid to acquire the property from the federal government.

Map Amendment from Unzoned to MU-13, 1051-1055 29th St. NW (Sq. 1193, Lots 45, 46 & 800-804) - Ward 2 - was approved.

The MU-13 zone is intended to permit moderate-density mixed-use development generally in the vicinity of the waterfront. The MU-13 zone allows a maximum permitted height of 60 feet (80 feet for Inclusionary Zoning (“IZ”) developments), a maximum FAR of 4.0 (4.8 for IZ developments), and a maximum lot occupancy of 75%.

The Levy Group and its partners, through the entity Georgetown 29K Acquisition LLC, filed a map amendment application with the Zoning Commission Thursday to establish mixed-use zoning on the site at 29th and K streets NW.  -BISNOW

HPRB Review Historic Preservation Recommendation April 2015

HPRB Review Board Hearing April 2018

Additional press on HPRB Review Board Hearing April 2018

Press Article - WaPo 2015

DCRA Zoning Determination Letter

Old Georgetown Board OG Submissions

GSA Auction Announcement

Floor Plans

Floor plans for West Heating Plant 'Four Seasons Residences' have not yet been released. Contact us for updates. Development and MRIS information on this site is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Square footage and other details are as represented by sellers, their representatives and/or developers.

Four Seasons Residences Design Details

Interior design details for West Heating Plant 'Four Seasons Residences' are not yet available. Please check back for updates.

The exterior design of Four Seasons Residences retains and preserves approx. 30% of the existing heating plant structure. The preservation strategy includes:

  • Preserving and restoring most of the monumental western façade on 29th Street
  • Preserving the rusticated brick ‘quoining’ on the western façade
  • Maintaining the height, bulk, and mass of the existing structure
  • Preserving and restoring the stone wall surrounding the site’s perimeter
  • Preserving the ashlar rubble stone base present on the existing structure

The concept design employs an innovative metal façade system that is inspired by the existing plant’s structural steel framing system. The park will feature design elements and an installation that celebrate the site’s history, including its use as the dry dock for the C&O Canal as well as its more recent history as the site of a coal-fired steam heat plant. Olin’s signature water feature evokes the memory of the plant’s coal conveyer system and a series of canal locks. Additionally, the design features materials that provide references to the historic dry dock, machinery in the plant’s coal yard, and industrial Georgetown.The project includes the creation of a one-acre park where the West Heating Plant’s walled-off coal yard is located. The park creates an important link between Georgetown Waterfront Park and Rock Creek Park and helps realize the National Capital Planning Commission’s 1987 approved plan for the Georgetown Waterfront Park linking the waterfront with the C&O Canal and Rock Creek parks.

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