Armature Works. Rendering by TCC

WASHINGTON, DC–Trammell Crow Co. and KochSmith Capital are developing The James Hotel in NoMA, the fourth location that will carry this flag. It will be the hotel component of Armature Works, a mixed-use development that will be breaking ground in NoMa later this year. Denihan Hospitality will manage the luxury boutique hotel under a long-term contract. “Entering the DC market represents an important milestone for our company and The James brand,” says Vera Manoukian, president and COO of Denihan Hospitality, in a prepared statement.

The hotel will have 204 rooms, 10,000 square feet of meeting space, a restaurant on the ground floor and a rooftop bar. The James Washington DC is scheduled to open during the winter of 2020 along with the rest of the 780,000-square-foot Armature Works project, which includes a 465-unit apartment building, a 170-unit condominium building, outdoor public spaces and 42,000 square feet of street-level retail. The components of the project will be woven together by a series of urban open spaces and pocket parks, including a large public plaza that will connect to a future entrance to the NoMa-Galludet University Metro stop.

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