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Downtown Bethesda’s only 3 & 4 bedroom condominium residences with floorplans up to 5,000 square feet.

Downtown Bethesda’s only 3 & 4 bedroom condominium residences with floorplans up to 5,000 square feet.

Downtown Bethesda’s only 3 & 4 bedroom condominium residences with floorplans up to 5,000 square feet.

Everything the discerning resident
could want, and one thing more.
a Bethesda address.

The Lauren

The Lauren
Bethesda, MD

Beautifully Expansive Residences.

(301) 830 3634


Ideally situated on the western edge of Woodmont Avenue between Hampden Lane and Montgomery Lane, The Lauren offers a rare opportunity to enjoy an uncommonly quiet and peaceful location, while still being in the heart of Bethesda.

Outside your door you can enjoy the restaurants of Bethesda Row; the eclectic shops along Bethesda Avenue, Wisconsin Avenue, and the Woodmont Triangle; and you are only steps away from the Crescent Trail. The Lauren will be a boutique property with only 29 residences available and will feature iconic architecture and an unsurpassed level of customer attention and concierge services designed to anticipate your every request. The location, the lifestyle and the fit and finish are unlike anything else in Bethesda.

Number of units subject to change.


Bethesda Library

Morton's Steakhouse @The Hyatt Regency

Pines of Rome

Hinode Japanese Restaurant




Vino Volo


The Barking Dog

Bethesda Regal Cinema

Bethesda Row Cinema


American Tap Room

Redwood Restaurant & Bar

Urban County

Crescent Trail

Barnes & Noble and Starbucks

Apple Store

Euro Motorcars

Blue Mercury

Quartermaine Coffee Roasters

Bethesda Row


Wear It Well

The Lauren

Travel Distances

8.4 Miles to Union Station

19 Miles to DCA

26 Miles to Dulles International Airport



The Lauren will be a one-of-a-kind luxury residential condominium built for the most discerning buyer. Floor plans ranging from 1,444 sq. ft. to more than 6,000 sq. ft. will reflect the quality one would expect at this level of residence. To make an appointment and to discuss customization options, please contact David DeSantis.


  • Direct access elevators
  • Private roof top terraces for select units
  • Home Automation System featuring iPad control of your thermostat, electronic equipment, shades, and more
  • High-end fixture/appliance packages included standard
  • Vented fireplaces
  • Grand two-story lobby
  • Expansive open floor plans
  • Private wine storage

Features are subject to change.



If you want a night to remember, host it in a place they’ll never forget. Pull out a fine varietal from your private wine locker – perfect for a tasting with friends. Or select a few bottles for a special dinner party. The audio/visual experience in the lounge is special too – ideal for a memorable movie night or adding impact to your next business meeting.


Open, yet intimate. Exhilarating, yet tranquil. Whether it’s you and a book, friends over for cocktails or an elegant catered affair, our rooftop terrace redefines outdoor luxury. Enjoy pergola-covered dining areas, a gourmet outdoor kitchen, plasma screens, living green walls and sweeping Bethesda views for the ultimate private open-air experience. Tour the terrace.

As currently planned, rooftop amenities are contingent on additional approvals and are subject to change.


Meet The Lauren Concierge. A world-class service professional trained to anticipate your every need or desire. From last-minute errands to the biggest task, your trusted Concierge will handle everything down to the smallest detail. Tour the lobby.


The Lauren will offer a private fitness center located on the first level featuring top-of-the-line equipment with personal entertainment monitors.


Enjoy unparalleled parking. Our underground garage keeps the elements away. And private spaces mean you’ll never waste time searching for a spot. Two- and three-bedroom residences enjoy two spaces. In a rush? Simply toss the keys to our attentive Valet. It’s underground parking far above the ordinary.


Private Suites ranging from 565 sq. ft. to 695 sq. ft. are available for purchase with select units. Suites will come with a kitchen and full bath to serve as guest suites or can be customized as a home gym, home office, screening room or any use you desire.

The Team

Robert M. Swedroe Architects

With a reputation for setting the gold standard in multi-residential design, Robert M. Swedroe Architects & Planners is committed to innovative design of uncompromising quality. [web]

Akseizer Design Group (ADG)

An award-winning interior design firm specializing in upscale residential and luxury hospitality properties, known for creating exclusive residences, lobbies and condominium spaces. ADG was a 2011 recipient of the “Best in American Living Award” from NAHB. [web]


The leader in luxury real estate in Washington DC, TTR Sotheby’s International Realty is the exclusive sales firm for The Lauren. David DeSantis is prepared to help you with any questions.

1788 Holdings

As the developer of The Lauren, 1788 Holdings is committed to setting a new standard for luxury living in Bethesda. [web]

Persimmon Capital Partners

As an investor in the Lauren, Persimmon Capital Partners is dedicated to bringing an iconic new residential tower to the city of Bethesda. [web]

David DeSantis
The Lauren Sales Representative

(301) 830 3634 •

David DeSantis, Partner, joined TTR Sotheby’s International Realty in 2007. Today he leads the nationally recognized firm’s Maryland brokerage and is recognized as one of the top sales associates in America. Previously, David served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing for a large, luxury home builder and condominium developer in Washington, DC. Prior to his real estate career, David spent over a decade in public service and advocacy on real estate, consumer and technology issues, serving most recently as chief of staff to Federal Trade Commissioner Mozelle Thompson during the administration of President Bill Clinton.

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Artist renderings reflect the planned scale and interior design of the project and are subject to changes to material specifications and design. Views shown are approximate and will vary depending on unit and floor. There is no guarantee that a view will not be obstructed as a result of future construction on surrounding property. Not all residences contain the same material specifications, finishes and appliances. Please check with your sales representative.

All dimensions are approximate and subject to change during the design and construction of the project. Plans, layouts, and dimensions may contain variations unit to unit and from floor to floor. We are pledged to the letter and the spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity.

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