Committed to DC’s Future

As part of our commitment to the community and to the legacy of Thaddeus Stevens, Akridge is proud to offer a $10,000 college scholarship to students from the District of Columbia. The scholarship is open to all DC students who meet the following criteria:

  • Student must provide proof of residency in the District of Columbia.
  • Applicants must be pursuing an undergraduate degree on a full-time basis.
  • Applicants must provide proof of college acceptance and/or enrollment.
  • Scholarship can be renewed after a successful reapplication up to two times, or until undergraduate degree has been achieved, whichever occurs fi rst.
  • Student must have and maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale at the time of application.
  • Preference will be given to students from ANC2A with special education needs.

Scholarship Application Guidelines
  • Applications are accepted online only.
  • Each applicant must supply two letters of recommendation, a current academic transcript, and a copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
  • Each applicant must submit a typed essay of no more than 500 words describing the history of the Thaddeus Stevens School and how this legacy impacts them as a District resident.
  • Applications that fail to meet the requirements or are incomplete will not be reviewed.
  • Scholarship applicants may be asked to provide additional information.
  • An e-mail will be sent to all students who submit a complete application, letting them know if they have been selected for an award.

Application Form

To apply for the Thaddeus Stevens School Scholarship, please email your application form, offi cial transcript, document verifying proof of college acceptance and/or enrollment, copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) from the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), letters of recommendation, and essay to by Monday, May 21.

1701 Rhode Island Avenue, NW

Akridge and Alcion Ventures, L.P., will transform the former YMCA National Capital building at 1711 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, into a 102,000-square-foot boutique office building. The property, located at the corner of Rhode Island Avenue, NW and Seventeenth Street, NW will be renamed 1701 Rhode Island and will feature four sides of floor-to-ceiling glass. Ideally situated at the confluence of the Central Business District and DC's popular Fourteenth Street and Dupont Circle neighborhoods, 1701 Rhode Island will offer Clients easy access to dozens of restaurants and retailers and is within blocks of Metro's Red, Orange, Blue, and Silver lines. The property will feature a full host of building amenities, including: a naturally lit fitness facility; a penthouse conference facility and lounge; a landscaped, rooftop terrace; and private roofdecks on the penthouse and seventh floor.

For more information, please visit

SQ FOOTAGE: 102,000
USES: Office
PARKING:Secure Garage
AKRIDGE SERVICES: Development, Leasing, Acquisitions, Construction Management, Finance and Asset Management
Akridge Leasing Benjamin Meisel 202.624.8605
Development David Tuchmann 202.207.3926
Akridge Leasing McKay Elliott 202.207.3932
Akridge Leasing Tim McCarty 202.207.3949
Akridge Leasing Wilbur Pace 202.624.8649


Download Floorplans

First Floor

6,400 Square Feet

Second Floor Office-Intensive Test Fit

13,250 Square Feet

Typical Floors (3-6) Office-Intensive Test Fit

15,450 Square Feet

Typical Floors (3-6) Open-Office Test Fit

15,450 Square Feet

Seventh Floor Office-Intensive Test Fit

14,565 Square Feet

Penthouse Test Fit

5,861 Square Feet