30-acre project with rowhomes, apartments, planned for waterfront

July 8, 2019

CURBED PHILADELPHIA–Nearly 1,100 new homes, including apartments and rowhouses, are coming to a currently vacant 30-acre site on the Delaware River. The project, which just…

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Hickok Cole joins the Institute for Health in the Built Environment

April 30, 2019

WASHINGTON DC – In March 2019 Hickok Cole officially joined a research consortium headquartered at the University of Oregon called the Institute for Health in…

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Spy Museum will go beyond espionage at its new home in L’Enfant

April 1, 2019

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL–The name isn’t changing, but when International Spy Museum opens in its shiny new home in May, it’s going to be about a lot…

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The work of reducing carbon emissions from buildings has begun.

March 22, 2019

VOX–The Green New Deal aims to get buildings off fossil fuels. These 6 places have already started. The nation’s capitol has taken some incredibly ambitious…

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DC’s mayor signed an ambitious clean energy law at American Geophysical Union headquarters

January 22, 2019

GREATER GREATER WASHINGTON–DC Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the most ambitious clean energy law in the nation on Friday. It requires all of DC’s electricity to…

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Our Branding team wins a Merit Award in the HOW International Design Awards for Indigo Asset Services, LLC’s new identity package

January 4, 2019

Featuring subtle details and the perfect indigo blue, Indigo Asset Services, LLC‘s new identity package wins a Merit Award in the HOW International Design Awards.…

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Ward 8 Is Finally Getting A Second Supermarket

January 3, 2019

DCIST — Mayor Bowser starts her second term with the groundbreaking at Good Food Markets. Anchoring our South Capitol Apartments development, this local grocer will…

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New year marks a new era for the International Spy Museum

December 31, 2018

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL — Espionage aficionados might want to stop by the International Spy Museum in Penn Quarter, which will host its final round of…

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RVA Director Jessica Zullo talks coworking on Virginia This Morning

December 19, 2018

CBS6 — Our RVA Director Jessica Zullo and Campfire & Co.’s Lauren Stewart join Richmond Magazine on Virginia This Morning to talk coworking and the…

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New DDOT headquarters at 250 M Street

December 5, 2018

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL — The District closes in on a deal for a new District Department of Transportation (DDOT) headquarters at our 250 M Street project…

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WeWork expands relationship with Meridian to a second D.C. property

December 4, 2018

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL — WeWork has inked yet another deal with The Meridian Group, this time near Mount Vernon Square, fresh off a joint venture it…

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Design That Unites

December 3, 2018

RICHMOND MAGAZINE — Local design firms Hickok Cole and Campfire & Co. partnered to bring the contemporary interior to life, giving workers places for both private work and for collaboration.

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Timber Towers featured on ArchDaily

November 28, 2018

Timber Towers featured among ArchDaily‘s list of projects redefining what’s possible when it comes to building with wood in America.

UrbanTurf announces the groundbreaking of our new project at 2009 8th Street NW

November 20, 2018

Jefferson Apartment Group announced that construction had begun at 2009 8th Street NW (map). The by-right development will deliver a 70 foot-tall building with penthouse, containing 132…

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Case Study in Net Zero Energy: AGU’s Renovated HQ

November 15, 2018

What happens when a real estate project is driven by an organization of scientists that wants to benefit science, the environment and humanity? Is it possible…

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The Search For Amazon HQ2 Is Over. Now Comes The Hard Part.

November 13, 2018

After 14 months in pursuit of Amazon’s massive campus and nearly $3B in economic incentives, city and state officials in the winning cities are now faced…

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Plaza West: D.C.’s First Apartment Building For Grandfamilies

November 8, 2018

Plaza West is where the families they left behind pick up the pieces and arrange them into something new: grandfamilies. The building looks like any other…

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How The Wharf Represents The Future Of D.C.’s Architecture

November 1, 2018

BISNOW – Beyond the new styles of developments that are coming, the future of architecture will also feature new methods for constructing projects that can make them less labor-intensive without sacrificing quality, Senior…

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‘Glass Box Fatigue’: How Architects Are Flipping The Script On D.C. Office Buildings

October 18, 2018

BISNOW –D.C. developers have spent years churning out homogeneous office buildings, maximizing the height under the city’s zoning limit and creating all-glass exteriors to bring in light, but…

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Altaire, branded by our Branding team, taps into demand for high-end rentals in Crystal City

October 17, 2018

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL – More than 30 percent of the project’s units have already been leased.

New name and renderings revealed in advance of this month’s groundbreaking at 1555 Wilson Blvd

October 9, 2018

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL – Penzance is out with new renderings of its western Rosslyn makeover.

Get the first look at our new apartments at the historic Scottish Rite site in Dupont Circle

URBANTURF — This spring, UrbanTurf reported on plans in the works for a residential building on the Masonic Temple-owned lot at 15th Street and S…

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Born from circumstance and built on loss, ‘grandfamilies’ get their own building in D.C. designed by Hickok Cole

October 6, 2018

THE WASHINGTON POST – There are many ways to describe Plaza West, a newly constructed building in Northwest Washington designed specifically for grandparents raising grandchildren: a long-held…

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2018 NAIOP DC|MD Awards of Excellence

October 4, 2018

F1RST Residences wins TWO Awards of Merit for Best Multi-Family Project and Best Amenity Space at the 2018 NAIOP DC|MD Awards of Excellence

Our Reunion Square project poised to become first TIF supported project in Ward 8

October 2, 2018

BISNOW – Mayor Muriel Bowser introduced two pieces of legislation Monday to provide tax increment financing packages for the Reunion Square development in Anacostia and the…

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Apple signed a lease for a full floor at Anthem Row (700 K St. NW)

September 28, 2018

BISNOW – Trillion-dollar technology giant Apple is establishing an office presence across the street from the new flagship D.C. store it is preparing to open in…

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Scheduled for completion next year, the new International Spy Museum at L’Enfant Plaza claims its place on DC’s list of landmark buildings.

September 19, 2018

THE WASHINGTON TIMES – The wedge of glass and red steel sticking out of the landscape of Brutalist architecture at L’Enfant Plaza is full of secrets,…

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Senior Principal Yolanda Cole tackles affordability, the missing middle — and mass timber

September 13, 2018

THE WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL — Editor-in-Chief Doug Fruehling sits down with the Hickok Cole senior principal and ULI Washington district chair for an in-depth interview on…

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D.C.’s First Apartment Building For ‘Grandfamilies’ Opens In Mount Vernon Triangle

BISNOW – Seniors raising their grandchildren in D.C. who cannot afford market-rate housing now have a new option available to them. The 50 “grandfamily” units are designed for grandparents…

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F1RST Residences highlighted in Architecture DC

September 4, 2018

AIA|DC highlights F1RST Residences among mixed-used developments impacting the city in their latest issue of ArchitectureDC

Hickok Cole’s Marketing Department wins SMPS Marketing Communications Award

August 24, 2018

Thanks to SMPS—Society for Marketing Professional Services for recognizing Art Night 2017 with an Award of Excellence at this year’s Marketing Communications Awards.

How can we give a space that is inspiring, collaborative and visionary to our employees?

August 21, 2018

RICHMOND MAGAZINE – Over the past 16 years, Richmond-based Dominion Payroll has grown from a two-man operation in a 600-square-foot office to 80 employees working out of offices…

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Accentuating apartment spaces

August 17, 2018

WASHINGTON BLADE – NoMa’s The Belgard, designed by Hickok Cole, has moved the goalposts for luxury living with thoughtful amenities meant to serve as an extension of…

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American Geophysical Union will be the first renovated commercial building in the capital to be Net Zero

August 16, 2018

WASHINGTON DC – When the American Geophysical Union decided to renovate its headquarters, it saw an opportunity not only to upgrade its aging systems and reconfigure…

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Mike Hickok weighs in on Amazon HQ2

August 3, 2018

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL – “It will neither solve our problems or make them worse. As big an powerful as Amazon is, it will NOT overwhelm…

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Architects Hickok and Cole on NPR HQ, International Spy Museum and Their Partnership

August 1, 2018

WASHINGTON DC – Michael Hickok came to Washington, D.C. in 1981 to lead an outpost of Boston-based architecture firm ADD. In three decades on the D.C.…

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Hickok Cole wins Wood Innovations grant

July 9, 2018

WASHINGTON DC – Hickok Cole is proud to announce that it has been awarded a 2018 USDA Forest Service Wood Innovations grant to study the…

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D.C. Architects Envision Timber Skyscraper for Philly

May 11, 2018

CURBED PHILADELPHIA — If the Philly skyline brings to mind one thing, it’s glass—and lots of it. From the Comcast Center to the two Liberty Palaces, many of…

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D.C. Architects Want to Build a Timber Skyscraper in Philadelphia

PHILLY VOICE — “When you think of a skyscraper, you’re usually dealing with steel or concrete,” said Sean McTaggart, project architect at Hickok Cole. “The…

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Hickok Cole Demonstrates the Viability of Mass Timber High-Rise in the US

March 22, 2018

DESIGNBOOM — Skyscrapers are iconic signifiers of innovation and prosperity in the United States, and yet the extraction of the building materials for steel and concrete has been…

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Mayor Bowser Announces $4.7 Million Investment in Kingman and Heritage Islands

January 31, 2018

DC DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT — The Mayor directed the DC Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) to designate portions of both islands as…

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Making room for Millennial families

January 30, 2018

DC POLICY CENTER — Will Millennials stay in the District when they start a family? D.C. policymakers have been fighting for decades to get young people…

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Former Dupont Circle YMCA breaks down walls, plans for glassy office building

January 26, 2018

CURBED Washington DC — Progress continues on the conversion of a former YMCA building at 1711 Rhode Island Avenue NW (now known as 1701 Rhode…

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Sustainability-Minded Non-Profits Work to Upgrade Their Buildings to Net-Zero Energy

January 25, 2018

The concept of net-zero energy building is ambitious. It also represents the very essence of sustainability. To truly live sustainably is to operate within the…

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Gather brings coworking trend to Short Pump

January 23, 2018

Gather opened Jan. 15 at 2400 Old Brick Road in West Broad Village. It’s the company’s third location, joining spots downtown and in Scott’s Addition…

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An urban game plan after Discovery’s departure

January 16, 2018

THE WASHINGTON POST — With the storm brewing over the departure of Discovery Communications from Silver Spring, it’s time for the region to take action…

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DC Water Tries to Lower Customers’ Bills by Marketing Inventions

December 29, 2017

What do an average looking water fountain, a giant hole in the ground, and a truck full of what used to be poop all have…

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At Kingman Island, Plans For A Nature Center, Floating Lab

December 27, 2017

Since 2016, the Department of Energy and Environment has studied possibilities for expanding environmental education at Washington, D.C.’s Kingman and Heritage Islands, also known as…

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Are Alleys the New Frontier for D.C.’s Housing Market?

December 15, 2017

THE WASHINGTON POST  — From the very inception of Washington, alleys have crisscrossed the city’s blocks, invisible passageways etched deep into the urban core. Over the…

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Plaza West Development Moving Along

Currently under construction in the Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood of Northwest Washington, D.C., Plaza West is an innovative development that will provide 223 affordable apartments…

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Israeli Co-Working Company Picks D.C. for One of First 2 U.S. Locations

December 14, 2017

BISNOW — A Tel Aviv-based co-working company with locations throughout Europe is launching its U.S. expansion, and it has selected D.C. as one of its first two American…

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How Penzance’s West Rosslyn Development Will Transform a Key Section of the R-B Corridor

December 7, 2017

BISNOW — In the next six months, Penzance will break ground on a development that will bring three 240-foot-plus towers, 900 residential units and other…

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The Best Things To Do in Richmond, Virginia

December 4, 2017

CNN  — What’s better than the delicious Alpine-inspired food at Brenner Pass in Scott’s Addition? Seeing it, and our similarly-inspired design, mentioned in CNN Travel’s best…

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Ad Agency NDP Moves into Renovated Space in Scott’s Addition

November 30, 2017

RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH  — Today marks the grand opening of ndp agency’s new 15,900-SF office in Scott’s Addition. Congrats to NDP and our RVA team on this…

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AGU Building Renovation Update Video

November 21, 2017

Nothing’s more exciting than seeing our designs come to life. Follow along with American Geophysical Union as they transform their DC headquarters into the District’s…

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An island that could unite D.C. lies in the middle of the river that divides it

October 16, 2017

THE WASHINGTON POST  — The Anacostia River has long divided the District of Columbia. In 1791, Pierre L’Enfant designed the “City of Washington” on only the west side…

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The Wharf in photos: How the $2.5 billion Waterfront development looks ahead of its opening

October 12, 2017

BISNOW  — Developers, architects, city officials and residents have been imagining how a major mixed-use development could change the appearance of D.C.’s Southwest Waterfront. But now, with The Wharf’s grand…

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Inside The Wharf’s apartment buildings, less than a month from the grand opening

September 15, 2017

BISNOW  — The Southwest Waterfront is bustling with construction workers as The Wharf prepares for its Oct. 12 grand opening. But before the celebration, residents will begin moving…

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Kingman & Heritage Islands Planning & Feasibility Study

September 5, 2017

DC DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY & ENVIRONMENT — Led by DOEE, Hickok Cole Architects and partners have developed this draft proposal that presents a vision for enhancing the…

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This new building includes parts of three old buildings

August 29, 2017

GREATER GREATER WASHINGTON — As DC grows, new buildings are often required to incorporate historic structures. That’s easier said than done, but the results can…

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Gather’s third co-working space to open in West Broad Village

August 23, 2017

RICHMOND TIMES-DISPATCH — “The nature of work is changing; people are spending less time in formal offices, adapting to flexible work hours and expecting access…

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455 Eye Welcomes its First Residents

June 20, 2017

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL — Two dilapidated townhouses and a circa-1912 warehouse do not naturally add up to a modern, amenity-filled District apartment building. They do…

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4 Ways Co-Working Spaces Inspire Innovation and Collaboration

June 9, 2017

ENTREPRENEUR MAGAZINE — Director of Hickok Cole’s Richmond studio, Jessica Zullo, extols the usefulness of co-working spaces for networking, client engagement, and making connections between…

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Corporate Philanthropists

November 21, 2016

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL — Hickok Cole Architects ranked sixth on the Washington Business Journal’s list of corporate philanthropists. The company earned the spot based on…

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Art Infusion

November 18, 2016

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL — Art Night 2016, a fundraiser between Hickok Cole Architects and Washington Project for the Arts to support artists, was held Nov.…

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Spy Museum Bridges Gap Between Mall, Wharf

September 23, 2016

WASHINGTON BUSINESS JOURNAL — There are few parts of the District that scream federal enclave as loudly as the Brutalist concrete void that is L’Enfant…

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