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Second DC-Area AC Marriott Hotel To Open In Dupont Circle


After opening its first DC-area AC Hotel at National Harbor, above, Marriott is bringing the Millennial-targeted brand to Dupont Circle

South Carolina-based OTO Development plans to open the 219-room hotel at the former Smith & Wollensky restaurant site on 19th Street, the Washington Business Journal reports.

OTO bought the property, at 1112 19th St NW, from an affiliate of The Forge Co for $23.4M. The restaurant shut down in March, and in May the owner retained Cushman & Wakefield to market the property as a redevelopment site with up to 105k SF of potential density. 

OTO plans to break ground next fall and have the hotel open by August 2019. [WBJ]