At the Monday, 11-05-2018, Bates Area Civic Association meeting, BACA President Kyle Thomas mentioned that the developer of 319 R Street NW had just obtained permits from DCRA and decided to place the property on the market — with permits in hand as a bonus.
So now this property is on the market. Below is a snip from RedFin.
And here is a rendering of the proposed project that was presented to the community prior to the establishment of the Wardman Flats Historic Landmark.
Note that the build design in the image below is NOT NOT NOT being implemented.