A welcome addition to a popular entertainment district in Washington DC, 13 U is a nine-story brick and cast stone residential building highlighted by curved corners. The 129 one- and two-bedroom apartments feature walnut hardwood flooring, nine-foot-high ceilings, quartz counters with a waterfall side, and floating vanities with white quartz counters in the bathrooms. Amenities include a rooftop lounge with a fireplace, two rooftop terraces with grilling stations and an outdoor kitchen, a fitness studio with a personal trainer and charging stations for electric vehicles. Manganaro Construction used more than 1.3 million pounds of QUIKRETE® Mason Mix Type S & N Mortar to lay 325,000 bricks. QUIKRETE® Core-Fill Grout Coarse was used in the wall system.
QUIKRETE® Mortar is a high strength commercial grade dry pre-blended mixture of sand and cements specially selected for masonry applications. It meets N, S, M requirements as specified in ASTM C270 and pigments may be added to match any existing or new construction.
QUIKRETE® Core-Fill Grout is a properly proportioned mixture of Portland cement, graded sand, and other ingredients designed to provide a flowable grout requiring only the addition of water. It’s available in coarse or fine versions.
Contractor: Balfour Beatty
Masonry Contractor: Manganaro Construction