Square 54 Redevelopment

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Square 54 Redevelopment
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A tower crane operating at the Square 54 site. April 2009.
General information
Location The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., United States
Estimated completion 2011
Design and construction
Architect Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects

Square 54 Redevelopment is a complex of high-rise buildings located on the main campus of The George Washington University (GW) in Washington, D.C., United States. The new GW complex is mixed-use, with residential and office buildings and ground-level retail space along Eye Street to serve the campus and neighborhood. The complex will be completed with three buildings, Square 54 Residential I, Square 54 Residential II, and Square 54 Office. Square 54 Residential I is expected to rise 48 metres (157 ft), featuring 14 floors.[1][2] Square 54 Residential II is expected to rise 44 metres (144 ft), featuring 12 floors.[3][4] Finally, Square 54 Office, is expected to rise 45 metres (148 ft), featuring 11 floors.[5][6] Construction of every building will be completed in 2011. Each building will be designed by the architect, Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects and Hickok Cole Architects. The complex will replace the former George Washington University Hospital building, which was razed to make way for the construction of the Square 54 Complex.[7]

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  1. ^ "Square 54 Residential I". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  2. ^ "Square 54 Residential I". Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  3. ^ "Squarre 54 Residential II". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  4. ^ "Square 54 Residential II". Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  5. ^ "Square 54 Office". Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  6. ^ "Square 54 Office Building". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 
  7. ^ "Square 54 Redevelopment". Emporis.com. Retrieved 2008-07-11. 

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