A project of The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Art Place at Fort Totten is a multi-phase, mixed-use project located in Washington, D.C. near the Fort Totten Metro station. Built on the belief in creativity for the betterment of community, the neighourhood is set to cover a meaningful range of residential and commercial uses, including a childcare facility, children’s museum, grocery store, and mixture of community and arts spaces. tvg is tasked with designing and managing the performance venue alongside the various hospitality spaces with a keen focus on celebrating local creativity and innovation.
The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation is the largest private, independent, local foundation dedicated exclusively to the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. The Foundation is the legacy of Morris Cafritz–one of Washington’s leading commercial and residential builders from the early 1920’s to the mid-60’s–and is committed to improve the quality of life for residents of the area. In just the last ten years, $185 million has been awarded to more than 961 organizations in Community Services, Arts & Humanities, Education, Health and the Environment.