Room & Board, Featuring Handcrafted, American-Made Furnishings, Opens Summer 2010
Room & Board opens its eleventh location on 14th & T Streets, NW in Washington, D.C.
Since 1980, Room & Board has been focused on helping customers find furniture and accessories that reflect their personal style http://www.roomandboard.com/
The historic Taylor Motors Building, which once was a Ford Model T showroom, located on the corner of 14th and T streets in Northwest Washington, DC, will be fully refurbished to its original luster after serving as a church which has stood abandoned since 2008. The arrival of Room & Board’s second East Coast store is sure to add a significant financial boost to the re-emergence of the 14th Street Corridor. Gensler architects along with Washington-based firm Eric Colbert & Associates, have been retained to design the extensive renovations, with McCullough Construction acting as the general contractor.
Room & Board will be in good company, with retailers ranging from Bang and Olufsen to Muléh to Whole Foods to the U Street Farmers Market bringing business to the 14th Street neighborhood.
“We are a national retailer with a local point of view, and we’re glad to do our part to help the economy and be a good neighbor,” said John Gabbert, founder and president of Room & Board. “We’re proud to bring our unique philosophies to Washington, D.C., and to support the American manufacturers http://www.roomandboard.com/
In addition to the 14th Street Washington, D.C. store, a 35,000 square foot Room & Board Distribution Center http://www.roomandboard.com/
Room & Board is a Minneapolis-
For more information on Room & Board, visit www.roomandboard.com or call 800-486-6554 to order a catalog.
For more information about the Room & Board D.C. location, please contact Barbara Martin, Barbara@fingerprintdc.com, 301-229-6770.