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One Franklin Square

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Type  Commercial offices
Roof  64 m (210 ft)
Height  64 m
Floors  12
Completed  1989
Top floor  39.6 m (130 ft)
Opened  1990
Floor area  5 ha
One Franklin Square httpsstatic1squarespacecomstatic54734291e4b
Location  1301 K Street NW Washington D.C United States
Management  Hines Interests Limited Partnership
Owner  Hines Interests Limited Partnership
Similar  700 Eleventh Street, Franklin Square, Tower Building, 600 Thirteenth Street, McPherson Square station

One franklin square


One Franklin Square is a high-rise building at 1301 K Street NW, in Washington, D.C, United States. The 64 m (210 ft), 12-story building was completed in 1989, and is the tallest commercial building and fifth-tallest building in The District. It occupies almost the entire north side of the 1300 block of K Street NW across from Franklin Square.

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Map of One Franklin Square, 1301 K St NW, Washington, DC 20071, USA

The building is owned and managed by Hines Interests. It was developed by Prentiss Company and designed by Hartman-Cox Architects and The Dewberry Companies.

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The Washington Post moved its headquarters here in late 2015. In 2014, The Post considered moving its headquarters to 1099 14th Street taking two floors in the building. But the building owners and the newspaper could not come to terms, and the Post moved to One Franklin Square instead. The company leased 242,000 square feet (22,500 m2) of space for 16 years on floors four through nine in the west tower and floors seven and eight in the east tower. Hines agreed to an extensive build-out. Only about 10 percent of the space will be private offices, which required extensive demolition of interior walls and the removal of the walls on the seventh and eighth floor in the east tower so they joined with the floors on the west tower. The newly joined space will create two 60,000-square-foot (5,600 m2) floors capable of accommodating 700 newsroom workers and software engineers. The build-out also will construct four sets for live television filming, a new staircase between the seventh and eighth floors in each tower, and a two-story auditorium on the fourth floor. Hines also agreed to alter the building's south-facing facade to give Post workers floor-to-ceiling windows.

In popular culture

One Franklin Square is an important setting in the final act of the 2009 Dan Brown novel, The Lost Symbol.

References

One Franklin Square Wikipedia


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