1959 E Street

1959 E Street is connected to the Elliott School of International Affairs building and offers apartment-style living for upperclass students in single, 3-person, 4-person, or 5-person apartments.

1959 E Street features a study lounge and rooms with a breathtaking view of the Washington skyline. Spacious and modern, each apartment has a washer and dryer in the unit, a living room, kitchen, and private bathrooms. Each kitchen is furnished with a dishwasher, microwave, and refrigerator. The rooftop terrace of 1959 E Street is the perfect place to hang out with friends and watch the hustle and bustle of the city from one of the best vantage points in DC.

During the spring semester, 1959 E Street hosts the Focus on Fall Abroad Community.

Building Snapshot

  • Style: Apartment Style
  • Year Built: 2002
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • Number of Floors: Nine Residential plus Ground Floor, Basement, and Recreation Rooftop

Building Features

  • Apartment Style
  • Roof top deck
  • Washer/Dryer in each apartment
  • Kitchen facilities in each apartment
  • Private bathroom in each apartment

Room types available in 1959 E Street:

  • Single Units with Kitchen (2.5% of rooms)
  • Two Bedroom 4-Person Units (75% of rooms)
  • Single Bedroom, 5-Person Units (a single bedroom within a unit that has one single and two double bedrooms) (3.5% of rooms)
  • Double Bedroom, 5-Person Units (18% of rooms)


  • Wireless Internet

Sustainability Features

  • Bike storage
  • Single stream recycling
  • Student-run weekly composting program
  • Low flow water fixtures
  • Energy-efficient LED lighting in hallways
  • 50% solar energy power
  • Solar thermal hot water system
  • Green Roof Project