SW Library Closing June 1

By Southwester Staff The Southwest Library will close permanently on Saturday, June 1 at 5:30 p.m. to allow for the construction of the new Southwest Library. Construction of the new Southwest Library, a fully-funded $18 million project, will begin later in June at the same location. The new library will feature: Environmentally sustainable design with […]

Stay Ahead of the Curve During Traffic Changes in SW

By Neo H. Morake, Co-Chair, SWNA Transportation Task Force Earlier this year, the District Department of Transportation (DDOT) released its 2019 Audi Field and Nationals Park Traffic Operations and Parking Plan (TOPP). The purpose of the TOPP is to identify key resources and strategies designed to help facilitate travel by large crowds to and from […]

Atlas Brew Works Chooses Navy Yard for Second Location

Navy Yard is quickly becoming the destination for local breweries and will add another to the list when Atlas Brew Works, the Ivy City based brewery, expands to the neighborhood in Spring of 2020. First opened in 2012, Atlas Brew Works recently made national headlines by suing the federal government during the shutdown, when furloughed […]

Balfour Beatty Chosen as Prime Contractor for Wharf Phase II

Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW) has selected Balfour Beatty as the first general contractor partner to begin land-side construction of phase two of The Wharf. Balfour Beatty’s role consists of work contracts for all horizontal and public spaces (site work, utilities, hardscape and parks), office buildings in parcels six and seven, and below-grade parking garages. Other elements […]

Construction Begins on Phase Two of The Wharf

On March 30, DC elected officials and members of the Southwest community celebrated the kick-off of construction for the second half of the mile-long waterfront redevelopment, The Wharf. The Wharf is a $2.5 billion, 3.2-million square foot waterfront redevelopment and the largest private development in the city. At full build out, phase two of The […]