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Kalorama Park Project

Kalorama Park - aerial view

Project Overview

Kalorama Park, located in Ward 1, is a 3-acre triangular park located at the intersection of Columbia Road, Kalorama Road, and 19th Street, NW, Washington, DC. The name Kalorama, meaning 'beautiful view' in Greek, comes from the 19th century estate of the same name. The Department of General Services (DGS) in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR)  has on existing Capital Improvement project at the site to renovate the park grounds.

The project will address the site-work deficiencies from previous projects as well as address the erosion and water run off issues. The scope of work includes the following:

  • Site-work
  • Tree Protection and Remediation
  • Storm-water Management Improvement
  • Landscaping Improvement
  • Hardscaping Improvement

Project Details

Kalorama Park Drainage, Erosion, and Landscaping Improvements Project
Ward:
1
Address: 1865 Kalorama Road, NW, Washington, DC 20009
Agency: DPR
Construction Agency: DGS
Project Start Date: May 2014
Project End Date: Summer 2016
Project Status: Complete
Budget: 
  • Anti-Erosion and soil remediation: $450,000 (Complete)
  • Plaza and Landscaping Improvments: $500,000 (May 2016)
  • Playground: $800,000 (May 2016)

These include all design, permit and construction fees

DPR Project Manager: Brent Sisco
DGS Project Manager: Shahrokh Ghahramani
Architect/Engineering: Marcis, Hendricks and Glascock (MHG)
General Contractor: Blue Skye Construction
DGS Contact: Jackie Stanley

Featured Presentation

Kalorama Playground Improvement Project Community Meeting

 

Kalorama Park Images of Public Spaces - Post-Modernization

  

Kalorama Park Images of Public Spaces - Pre-Modernization

Kalorama Park pathway and flagpole (current view)Sunflower in front of Streetlight in Kalorama Park

 

 

 

 

 

Kalorama Park Sign (current view from sidewalk)Kalorama Park (current path view)

 

 

 

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