The Vanguard – “The Elle”
1111 20th St NW
Built in 1963 and formerly home to the Peace Corps, the 185,000 sf Vanguard office building is currently being renovated for WILLCO Development into a 163-unit apartment complex with 12,000 square feet of ground floor retail space. Located downtown at 20th & L Street NW, the project features a host of amenities including a penthouse pool, 9th floor rooftop terrace/sundeck, private rooftop bar, fitness center, and several lounges/work areas. The scope of the project includes full demolition of the building envelope/façade and interiors down to the concrete structure, structural improvements, the addition of a 9th floor/mezzanine/penthouse, and completely new interiors/MEP systems/façade. The project is scheduled to deliver in the summer of 2024.