The WR-2 zone is intended to:
- Create a vibrant and pedestrian-oriented commercial and residential center to serve as a housing, commercial, and retail anchor for the Walter Reed campus, adjacent neighborhoods, and the District.
- Promote an engaging streetscape to activate adjacent uses and users;
- Encourage clear visibility of retail uses along 12th Street from Georgia Avenue; and
- Create new passive and active open space amenities to accommodate residential and retail uses.
|Residential and Non-residential Buildings|
|Sub-Area||Building Height (max.)||Stories (max.)||Floor Area Ratio (min.)1, 2, 3||Residential Lot Occupancy Above the 1st 2 Stories (max.)||Zoning Regulation Reference|
|WR-2||Land Bay D||85 ft.||7||2.5||1.0||80%||Subtitle K, Chapter 9|
|Land Bay E||85 ft.||7||3.75||1.0||80%|
|Use Permissions||Parking||Loading||Streetscape Standards||Affordable Housing||Penthouses|
|Subtitle K § 911-914||Vehicle - Subtitle K § 915||Subtitle K § 917||Subtitle K § 910||Subtitle K § 918||Subtitle K § 909|
|Bicycle Parking - Subtitle K § 610|
1 The non-residential maximum FAR requirement shall be measured per sub-area, as opposed to per building.
2 Lot occupancy on the first two stories is permitted up to (100%), regardless of use.
3 See Subtitle K § 902.4 - 902.7 for information on Sub-Area FAR transfer rules.