Hometown hero Duke Ellington famously said, “If it sounds good, it is good,” so how does this sound? 901W is the vibrant new epicenter of the historic and evolving Shaw neighborhood. Exiting the Lobby, the new pedestrian-focused street comes alive with shops, cafés, and restaurants. Inside, the residences feature floor-to-ceiling windows and spacious layouts with a premiere amenities package complementing the living streetscape below.

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Features & Amenities

  • Controlled-access parking garage and bike storage
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • 6-inches-wide wood-style plank flooring
  • Resident Services
  • 24-hour concierge
  • Private outdoor terraces*
  • Rooftop swimming pool
  • Washer and dryer in each residence
  • Quartz countertops and stainless-steel appliances by Blomberg® and Bosch™
  • Yoga Studio
  • Landscaped roof deck social seating areas
  • Large Islands perfect for preparing meals*
  • Resident-only lounge with grilling stations and outdoor terrace
  • Two finish options: rich and dark or bright and white
  • Bespoke blue ceramic wall tiles in master bathroom showers*
  • Bike storage
  • Chrome bathroom fixtures and custom Porcelanosa Krion™ vanities
  • LEED® certification
  • Studio and one- to four-bedroom apartments
  • State-of-the-art fitness center and yoga studio


Once home to Langston Hughes, Duke Ellington, and Zora Neale Hurston, Shaw boasts a rich and storied history as a center for music and culture. U Street is lined with renowned venues like the Lincoln Theatre, Howard Theatre, and other nightclubs where Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, and Duke Ellington performed. Today, the neighborhood is a thriving cultural hub once again, with bars and restaurants paying homage to its glorious past. Newcomers mix and mingle with Shaw’s stalwarts, ushering in a modern golden age for the historic neighborhood.