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Renderings For Eastham’s Apartment Project

By Aaron Kraut

Monday - 5/13/2013, 10:05am  ET

Rendering for 7100 Wisconsin Ave., via Montgomery County Planning Department Rendering for 7100 Wisconsin Ave., via Montgomery County Planning Department

The Site Plan for the 145-unit apartment project set for 7100 Wisconsin Ave. is in and includes renderings of what that portion of downtown Bethesda might look like without the Eastham’s auto repair shop and gas station that has been there for 83 years.

Eastham’s got a reprieve last December, after it was announced the auto repair portion of the shop would remain until developer Washington Property Company was ready to break ground. The shop was temporarily closed as crews closed down and cleaned out the Exxon Gas Station portion of the shop.

The Site Plan Application was filed in April and includes the 145 units (15 percent of which will be moderately priced dwelling units) underground parking and 6,300 square feet in non-residential/commercial retail space.

The side of the building facing Wisconsin Avenue will be 120 feet tall. The building will step down toward Woodmont Avenue as to not loom over the Crescent Plaza condos to the west.

Renderings via Montgomery County Planning Department