When coming into Shaw neighborhood in Washington DC to see a show at Howard Theatre or to catch a game at Griffith Stadium, the aroma of Wonder Bread from the factory at 641 S St NW assured Washingtonians they were close to their destination. Completely gutted and remodeled in 2012-2013, the former Wonder Bread factory has a new lease on life as a creative/loft office building. Commercial office and retail space totaling 98,000 square feet is available for rent over four floors.
Office space has amazing natural light from enormous, floor-to-ceiling factory-style windows; each window was custom-made on-site as window apertures were all different sizes. Soaring ceilings and completely open floor plans allow for maximum tenant flexibility in this Class A office space. The building has 27 underground parking spaces as an additional amenity.
Retail space includes a 15,000 square foot multi-level retail/restaurant unit on S Street NW and a 7,500 square feet retail/restaurant space on Wiltberger Street. Brand new glass storefront is outstanding, stretching more than 12’ to match the exceptionally high ceilings. Live music and entertainment venues are robust in this neighborhood that is considered the birth of Jazz in Washington D.C.
The Shaw neighborhood is currently experiencing a rapid revitalization, with many redevelopment projects as well as new residential and commercial growth. Over 1,400 residential units and 163,000 square feet of office space are currently under construction or in process within 3 blocks of this building. The Shaw and U Street Metro Stations (Green and Yellow lines) are convenient to this area.
The developers of this factory building took pains to preserve the decorative brick façade of the building, while demolishing nearly everything else to create the current Class A space. The elegant brickwork and handsome dark green-trimmed windows blend historical design and contemporary style.
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