Parkway Overlook is a multi-family project entailing a $46 million, 220-unit comprehensive gut-rehab to nine buildings on a 7-acre site to include new accessible units, a community center, leasing office, greenspace, and tot lots. Parkway Overlook is being redeveloped by the DC Housing Authority and is being constructed as a joint venture between MCN Build and Southway Builders.
The complex will provide workforce development training, financial literacy training and after-school activities to families at the community center. The apartments vary with 53 one-bedroom, 108 two-bedroom, 59 three-bedroom and 13 handicapped-accessible. Approximately 11 units will be set aside as permanent supportive housing for families whose income is 30 percent of area median income for D.C.
Mayor Bowser selected Parkway Overlook to be one of 13 projects created to develop affordable housing in District of Columbia. Mayor Bowser’s Climate Ready DC plan aims to shield residents from harmful effects of climate change hurting their homes and living conditions. This includes overheating blackouts and carbon emissions. Another plan, Solar for All, made it possible for Parkway Overlook to obtain funding for solar panels.
Parkway Overlook is on scheduled to be completed by Summer of 2019 and aims to better the community of Washington D.C.
Renderings courtesy of EDG Architects.