New West End DC condos will cost up to $4.5M

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Westlight, a luxury condo development at 23rd and L streets Northwest, is entering its final stages, and the developers are ready to start marketing the condos. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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The mixed-use development will boast residential spaces as well as retail and other business areas. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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Westlight includes a 25-meter heated rooftop pool and sun deck, fitness center, club room and business center, and underground parking. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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The lobby features artwork and a living plant wall. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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The building’s lobby features a lighting sculpture from world-renowned artist Ingo Maurer. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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The building’s fitness center. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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The rooftop pool stretches 25 meters and has exquisite views. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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The club room will be a shared space. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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Here’s an example of the living and dining area of a residential unit. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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The living and dining area of this unit offers a lot of natural lighting. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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This unit’s master suite has a view of the courtyard. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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This unit’s bathroom has sleek features. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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The condos will hit the market priced at $625,000 to $4.5 million. (Courtesy EastBanc) (Courtesy EastBanc)
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WASHINGTON — Construction on Westlight, a luxury condo development at 23rd and L streets Northwest, is entering its final stages and the developers are ready to start marketing the condos.

But potential buyers will have to dig deep: The condos will hit the market priced at $625,000 to $4.5 million. The development has replaced the former West End Public Library and a D.C. police station.

Westlight, with its unusual asymmetric architectural design, is a 10-story, mixed-use development that will also include ground floor retail.

The 71 condos range in size from 600-square-foot, one-bedroom residences to 3,000-square-foot, three-bedroom homes, some of which will be among the priciest condos in the District.

Westlight includes a 25-meter heated rooftop pool and sun deck, fitness center, club room and business center, and underground parking.

Behind the development is architect Enrique Norten of Mexico City-based TEN Arquitectos, whose other recent works include the New York Public Library, Miami Design District and Rutgers Business School.

The building also includes plans for a new state-of-the-art 21,000-square-foot public library.

Next door is another structure, called East Tower, that has 93 luxury rental units with its own entrance and lobby.

Developer EastBanc says the condos will deliver in spring of 2017.

The Westlight design is described as a “distinctive, cantilevered glass building facade bathed in natural sunlight.”

The 328,000-square-foot building is also LEED-certified.

EastBanc is also developing an apartment building just a block away, at 23rd and M streets, that will include a new West End Fire Station, which was razed for that development. It’s called Square 50 and will also include Squash on Fire, a squash court facility and restaurant.

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