christopher consultants, ltd.

The Montrose (Hurt Home) – Washington, DC

christopher consultants, working with Sorg Architects (now DLR Group) and the Argos Group, provided civil site design, traffic control plans and stormwater management services for The Montrose. This project renovated the former and historic Hurt Home for the Blind into a 15-unit luxury condominium building. The renovation of The Montrose improved and restored the façade to its original historic charm and installed a 30-car parking lot.

christopher’s project efforts included widening the existing public alley from 14 feet to 18 feet. This effort required meeting with and obtaining approval from the Old Georgetown Board, DDOT and the neighbors. christoper also provided stormwater management and water quality control using low impact design methods. christopher obtained approval from DDOE for a bio retention area in the back of the property to treat the impervious areas of the building and the new parking lot. Coordination between community organizations, such as the Old Georgetown Board, the Zoning Commission and the Historic Preservation Review Board has also been provided. christopher also provided arborist services for The Montrose to protect several trees on the property.