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The Washington Design Center

 

Election Day Hours

Election Day Hours

The Franklin Court Building management has boarded up the first floor windows at the Washington Design Center.  The entrances will remain open normally until Tuesday, November 3rd when the building will be secured.  If you are planning to visit a showroom on Tuesday, you will need to make an appointment with the showroom and arrange for entrance into the building.  We will continue to update this page as we learn more. Please make a plan and communicate with the showrooms you plan to visit this week.  Schedules and building access are anticipated to change daily as the week progresses.

PLEASE NOTE: ALL SHOWROOMS OPEN ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2020 WILL REQUIRE AN APPOINTMENT DUE TO THE BUILDING LOCKDOWN.


Some showrooms will be closed and working remotely until after the election.  

An x in a column indicates the showroom is closed and employees will work remotely.

 
11/3
11/4
11/5
11/6
Arc-Com
X
X
X
X
Baker
X
X
 
 
Century
 
X
 
 
Arc-Com
X
 
 
 
Osborne & Little
X
 
 
 
Quadrille
X
X
 
 
Scalamandre
X
X
 
 
Schumacher
X
X
 
 
Stark
X
X
 
 

 

We have also been advised of several road closures planned for this upcoming Tuesday, November 3 through Wednesday, November 4 in the Downtown, DC area. These closures are due to various First Amendment demonstrations. 

The following streets will be intermittently restricted to vehicular traffic from approximately 12:00 am on Tuesday, November 3 through 11:59 pm on Wednesday, November  4. (The decision to restrict vehicles will be based upon public safety.) 

  • Constitution Avenue, NW from 9th Street, NW to 18th Street, NW
  • Pennsylvania Avenue, NW from 9th Street, NW to 18th Street, NW
  • Connecticut Avenue, NW from H Street, NW to L Street, NW
  • Vermont Avenue from H Street, NW to L Street, NW
  • F Street from 18th Street, NW to 9th Street, NW
  • G Street from 18th Street, NW to 9th Street, NW
  • I Street from 18th Street, NW to 9th Street, NW
  • H Street from 18th Street, NW to 9th Street, NW
  • K Street from 18th Street, NW to 9th Street, NW
  • New York Avenue, NW from 18th Street, NW to 9th Street, NW
  • 16th Street from H Street, NW to L Street, NW
  • 15th Street from Constitution Avenue, NW to L Street, NW (to include both sides of McPherson Square)
  • 14th Street from Constitution Avenue, NW to L Street, NW
  • 13th Street from Pennsylvania Avenue, NW to L Street, NW
  • 12th Street from Constitution Avenue, NW to L Street, NW
  • 11th Street from Constitution Avenue, NW to L Street, NW
  • 10th Street from Constitution Avenue, NW to L Street, NW

  
All street closures and listed times are subject to change based upon prevailing conditions.

A number of streets in the vicinity will also be posted as "Emergency No Parking" during this time. All vehicles that are parked in violation of the emergency no parking signs will be ticketed and towed.