In related news, Banneker Ventures recently updated its website to include a project page about the Jazz at Florida Avenue, with the above image of the same. Banneker describes the project as follows:
The Jazz @ Florida Avenue is a mixed-use development to include 130 apartments, 20,000 square feet of retail space and underground parking. This transit oriented development is located on the 700 and 800 blocks of Florida Avenue, NW at the entrance to the U Street corridor and Howard University's main campus. Conveniently located just 1 block from 2 Metro rail stations (Howard/Shaw - Green Line and Cardozo/U Street - Green Line), this $40M project will have everything that a tenant is looking for-upscale rental units, fitness facility, party room, rooftop deck, restaurants, and much more. Designed by the award winning architect firm of Torti Gallas + Partners, The Jazz will me a model for sustainable development projects and is being built to meet the 2008 Green Communities Standards.The development company states that construction should begin next summer, with lease-up expected to begin in Fall 2011.