The Modern Industrial

The Modern Industrial

The Belgard

Located in DC’s NoMa neighborhood, the Belgard is designed to attract young professionals seeking the modern comforts of an urban lifestyle at a price point that doesn’t blow the bank. The upscale development offers a thoughtful take on an elite community, providing best-in-class amenities and a variety of layout options within its 324-unit mix.

The Belgard’s industrial design embraces the aesthetic nature of older buildings re-purposed for modern use with a brick, metal, and glass façade. A bold mural leans into the neighborhood’s reputation for street art while making a memorable mark on the DC skyline.

A mid-block building, The Belgard maximizes density and rentable square footage, incorporating two-story lofts encased in a glass jewel box as well as some of the city’s first micro-units. Two black metal and glass forms, nicknamed the wings, extend from the core frame of the building and house the smaller units, giving them a unique identity while simultaneously creating the opportunity for three ground-level courtyard spaces.

Designed to attract young professionals seeking the latest multifamily trends at affordable rates, The Belgard’s amenity package including a fitness facility, rooftop infinity pool, and hospitality-inspired features such as floor-to-ceiling windows and exterior balconies to maximize natural light and ventilation. A double-height lobby connects residents to two enclosed courtyards where they can enjoy a private, natural oasis without stepping foot outside the building.


33 N Street NE
Washington, DC


JBG Smith Properties
Wood Partners


GC: Balfour Beatty
Interiors: RD Jones + Associates
Photographer: Anice Hoachlander


346 units






LEED NC 2009