Photo credit: Matthew Borkoski Photography A crowd gathered at the end of one of the brand new piers of The Wharf on Thursday, Aug. 18 to observe the first official lighting of the Francis Case Memorial Bridge. A brief ceremony including a speech from Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen was followed by the illumination of the […]
Hoffman-Madison Waterfront Setting New Standard for Local Hiring and Community Involvement
Photo caption: District Wharf, July 2016 Photo caption: Building Futures students visit The Wharf. The Wharf is setting a new standard of community participation in real estate development in the District of Columbia. This includes building relationships with government agencies and community stakeholders, innovative local hiring initiatives, and financial support. Since being awarded development rights […]
Sept. 11 Groundbreaking at St. Matthew’s
Construction of the new St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church begins soon at 222 M St. SW, and congregation members invite Southwest neighbors to celebrate the project’s groundbreaking with them on Sunday, Sept.11. Pre-construction work at the 1.19-acre site during the past two months includes construction of utility distribution vaults along property boundary lines and the […]
Little Free Library at the Duck Pond
Photo courtesy of Perry Klein. This Little Free Library was installed recently at the Southwest Duck Pond. Little Free Libraries have been popping up in the Southwest neighborhood. Information on the program is at www.littlefreelibrary.org/.