What’s a baseball fan to do in the middle of a pandemic when ballparks are closed to spectators and the only way to watch a game is from the couch?

For residents of two recently completed Hord Coplan Macht projects,
their homes literally are the only seats in the house!


One Cardinal Way

At One Cardinal Way, in St. Louis, MO, residents can take in a game from units which face the ballpark, from the outdoor belvedere, or even while lounging in the world-class infinity pool! The 29-story building, developed by The Cordish Companies and The St. Louis Cardinals, is directly adjacent to the Busch Stadium, and hosts 297 apartment units, 25,000 sf of interior and exterior amenity space and 10,000 sf of street-level retail venues.


The tower is an iconic, contemporary structure, designed to stand in contrast to the more traditional red brick stadium, with an angular shape sculpted to maximize views onto the field. With the owner of the team as a partner in the development, there is a strong affiliation with the Cardinals brand, including the subtle use of Cardinals lore in the interior finishes and artwork to create a unique residential community which appeals to superfans and urbanites alike.

The Kelvin + eNvy

The Kelvin + eNvy, located in Washington, DC, and developed by Jair Lynch Real Estate Partners, also provides access to the ballgame for the pandemic-weary fan. Like One Cardinal Way, the project stands in the heart of the city in the ballpark entertainment district, but it is unique in having a split identity between the 312-unit Kelvin apartments and the 127-unit eNvy condominiums.

The project also offers 33,838 sf of amenity space split between the two blocks, as well as a robust component of 60,000 sf of double height retail space lining Half and N Streets.

Residents who live in either portion of this development adjacent to Nationals Park can catch all the action either from within their units (many with balconies) that face directly into the stadium, or from the elevated amenity spaces, including their rooftop decks and pool.

Although MLB stadiums remain empty, lucky residents in these two exciting developments can carry the torch for baseball fans, living in the “the only seat in the house.”


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