In Case You Missed It: Grand Opening Celebration at Elevation

October 27, 2014 | Uncategorized
In Case You Missed It: Grand Opening Celebration at Elevation

On Thursday we threw open our doors and welcomed guests to come and have a taste of what life is like at the top at Elevation at Washington Gateway. Guests also enjoyed a taste of some of DC’s top chefs, mixologists & craft brews that were stationed throughout our beautiful building. With five levels open for the party, we encouraged guests to explore and enjoy everything we had to offer. Here’s what they found:

First Stop: Kapnos, RANGE, and an “Elevation” Cocktail…

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Kapnos and RANGE set up shop in our expansive Elevation Lounge serving small tastes of butternut squash soup, pate and some delicious grape leaf wraps. Outside on the lounge terrace, Gina Chersevani was shaking things up at her cocktail station. Chersevani is known as DC’s best mixologist and whipped up an “Elevation” cocktail that consisted of champagne, violet bitters and Grey Goose vodka.


The Elevation Lounge on the second floor is a common area like you’ve never seen. A high-top bar area looks out on big screen TVs to catch Sunday’s big game. Billiards and shuffleboard allow you and some friends to unwind. And it’s all decked out in our luxury dark finishes. The lounge walks out to our second floor terrace for some fresh air and grills for cooking up something good.


Going Up: B Too, Belga Cafe, Three Amazing Views


Guests were welcome to head up to floors 3, 4 and 14 to make their way through three different apartments with floor-t0-ceiling windows and incredible views of the city. Belga and B Too were on hand to offer up their take on Belgian inspired cuisine including chocolate waffles and fresh fruit push pops. Finally, what’s better than having Buffalo & Bergen a block away at Union Market serving up their signature soda creations? Having Buffalo & Bergen in your sleek Elevation apartment kitchen serving up their signature sodas.

Once guests finished wandering the halls and closets and admiring the quartz countertops in the kitchen or the incredibly huge apartment balconies, it was time to hit the rooftop.

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You Can See Your City From Here

Of course, you have to save the best for last. By the time we made it to the rooftop, the party was buzzing from the views and perfect nighttime weather. Union Social, which will open soon in the ground floor of Elevation, provided a full spread of finger foods that paired perfectly with the rooftop’s panoramic of DC from the Washington Monument to Union Market. Up here, there’s plenty of room for everyone to take in life on the top.

If you didn’t get a chance to explore, enjoy and mingle at Elevation for our Grand Opening bash, don’t fret. Click here and you’ll get a private tour of Elevation at Washington Gateway.