The Shaw at Ellington Plaza Project Overview

The Shaw at Ellington Plaza is a 7 story mixed-use project incorporating 69 residential units, ground floor retail and service and arts spaces in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington DC.

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Monument Realty (as MR 608 T Contract LLC, et al.)


PGN Architects




Under construction, selling


Spring 2020


From the high $400's to $1.8M


608-618 T Street NW Washington DC 20001


The property is located on T Street at the intersection of Florida Avenue. It is bordered by Wiltberger Street on the west, 6th Street to the east, and S Street to the south. It sits opposite the Howard Theatre and one block from the Shaw-Howard University Metro station.

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The Shaw Project Details

The Shaw at 608-618 T is a 7 story mixed-use condominium project incorporating two T Street buildings. The Shaw offers 69 condominium units and a common roof deck with lounge. The project offers secure bicycle spaces, a controlled-access underground parking garage and additional personal storage. Ground floor retail uses include service and arts.

Additional Details

Approx. 4,114 square feet of residential will be designated as Inclusionary Zoning units, among them a 378 square foot penthouse studio. A total of 26 to 43 parking spaces on a two level underground parking garage will be offered, accessible from Wiltberger Street. Approximately 21 to 27 bicycle storage spaces are also included in developers’ plans. The Shaw is located just a few feet from the planned Holzbeierlein Bakery mixed-use project (Adora) at 1812-1827 Wiltberger Street. The two projects largely transform the short block.


Community Engagement

DCOZ documentation for The Shaw condominium project.

case files

DCOZ Case Files for The Shaw

Floor Plans

The Shaw Design Details

The Shaw at Ellington Plaza offers two interior packages:

  • The Bright Minimalist offers distinct textures and natural accents, including light colored wood floors and Porcelanosa XLIGHT countertops and backsplashes;
  • The Warm Sophisticate balances the warm tones in the wood-paneled cabinets with the clean lines of the Porcelanosa XLIGHT white countertops and backsplashes.

Exterior Design Details

Exterior design details: The site is currently occupied by four two-story commercial and residential buildings directly opposite the Howard Theatre and Ellington Plaza. The developer is incorporating the facade of two of the buildings, 610 T and 618 T) into the new design. 2016 revisions to the project include incorporation of two T Street facades (at 610 and 618 T Street) of the four existing buildings into a new 7 story mixed-use building with ground floor preferred retail, service and arts uses totaling approximately 7,420 SF (formerly 7,495); Approximately 59-79 residential units (formerly 59-69); Approximately 4,114 SF (formerly 4,074) of gross floor area will be designated as Inclusionary Zoning Units); Two levels of below-grade parking consisting of 26 – 43 residential and retail parking spaces (formerly 36 – 37 spaces). The Project will have a height of 70 feet and a proposed FAR of approximately 5.72 – 5.911 (formerly 5.40 to 5.922).


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