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Progress at the Conway Center

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The tower crane is up and concrete operations are underway at The Conway Center. By late October the building, located on Benning Road, NE, will be at street level!
The contractor hired several SOME Center for Employment Training graduates and more will be hired in early 2017 as additional trades begin their work.
Check out the live feed camera to view the progress.
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Conway Center Update

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This month, we began pouring the foundation for The Conway Center, our soon-to-be 320,000 square foot building on Benning Road, NE. Following months of excavation when crews burrowed three stories underground, this marks the beginning of a construction phase that will excite and inspire Benning Heights residents and visitors.
As construction progresses, students from the SOME Center for Employment Training (SOME CET) will be placed with the project’s electrical, plumbing and concrete subcontractors. Participating in paid, on-the-job training will be ...
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Conway Center Progress

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Time lapse video of The Conway Center construction site on Benning Road

Excavation is underway at The Conway Center on Benning Road in NE, DC. Construction of the mixed-use, LEED-certified building will take 24 months.
The construction team, led by general contractor Bozzuto, has begun digging three stories underground, sheeting and shoring. In March 2016, concrete for the seven-story structure will begin to be poured, with topping off scheduled for November 2016. Substantial completion is slated for November 2017.
Once ...
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New Video: The Conway Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

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On July 29, more than 200 partners and supporters joined us for the ceremonial groundbreaking of The Conway Center, SOME’s new, mixed-use development on Benning Road.
We are pleased to share this video of the day and hope that you will enjoy hearing government, nonprofit, corporate and philanthropic leaders’ perspectives on this unprecedented project.
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The Conway Center to Bring New Hope to DC’s Homeless and Low-income Residents

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On July 29, leaders from the District’s government, business and charitable communities joined SOME for the ceremonial groundbreaking of The Conway Center, named in honor of Joanne Conway and SOME’s Building Hope Capital Campaign Chair William E. Conway, Jr. Watch a story about the groundbreaking that aired on WJLA News.
“This will be the first facility in the District of Columbia to offer homeless and low-income women, children and men safe affordable housing, job training and health care, ...
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Groundbreaking Ceremony

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On Wednesday, July 29 SOME will hold a Groundbreaking Ceremony for our new, multi-use, green building that will provide 202 units of affordable housing for homeless and very low-income families and individuals, a Medical and Dental Health Center operated by Unity Health Care, and SOME’s Center for Employment Training.
The facility will be the first in the District to combine affordable housing, job training and health care in a single location. Doing so will enable individuals ...
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