The DC Scholars Public Charter School is located at 5601 East Capitol Street in SE, DC. This renovation of the entire 72,100-SF building includes demolition and abatement; site work; new bio-retention facility; new windows; fire suppression; mechanical and electrical; and interior reconfiguration.

VIKA Capitol provided surveying, civil engineering, and landscape architectural services for this renovation, with an estimated construction budget of $12.3 million.


  • Boundary and topographic survey
  • ALTA survey
  • Final site plan
  • LEED coordination
  • Site demolition plan
  • Site and utility plan
  • Erosion control plan
  • Stormwater management plan for the new Department of Environment requirements
  • Landscape plan
  • Individual building plat for building permit
  • Public space permit exhibits
  • DC Water and Sewer Authority (DC WATER) coordination
  • Construction administration