Liz Donohue House

Gut rehabilitation and addition for disadvantaged families in Washington, DC


Working with So Others Might Eat (SOME), Miner Feinstein is performing a gut renovation of the Liz Donohue House, currently two identical buildings consisting of 15 dwelling units each. The scope of work consists of providing an addition to each building adding a new level, an expansion of the basement for community spaces and offices, and a link an elevator that turns the two buildings into one.

The interiors of the buildings are being completely reconfigured to turn the 30 dwelling units into 37. The building complies with the Enterprise Green Communities Criteria and the design was approved by the Commission on Fine Arts in the District of Columbia.

The building was completed in early 2019.

Client:So Others Might Eat (SOME)

Gross Square Feet: 35,000

Dwelling Units:37

Construction period:12 months