Mark Shenkman Hall

616 23rd Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

Mark Shenkman Hall is conveniently situated on GW's Foggy Bottom campus and is home to 730 upperclass students in the comfort of one- or two-bedroom apartments, accommodating two to four people each. Mark Shenkman Hall is located across the street from the Lerner Health and Wellness Center, and its apartments include a living room, full kitchen, dining area and private bathrooms. 

Mark Shenkman Hall is also home to a variety of dining options including Dunkin Donuts, Gallery, and Potbelly's.

Building Snapshot Style: Apartment Style

  • Year Built: 2004
  • Gender: Co-ed
  • Number of Floors: 10 Residential Floors, two Basement levels of parking

Building Features

  • Apartment Style
  • TV lounge
  • Dining facilities/restaurants
  • Laundry facilities in the building
  • Kitchen facilities in each apartment
  • Private bathroom in each room

Room Size

  • One Bedroom, 2-Person Units (8% of rooms)
  • Two Bedroom, 4-Person Units (92%  of rooms)


  • Wireless Internet

Sustainability Features

  • Single stream recycling
  • Community Recycling bins for household and clothing items
  • E-Cycling drop off tower
  • Low flow water fixtures
  • Energy-efficient LED lighting
  • 50% solar energy power
  • Solar thermal hot water system
  • Bike storage