Opinion from Southwest DC Action: Neighbors Step Up Struggle for Community Voice in Fourth and M Streets Development Plan

by Susan Axleroad Southwest residents, spearheaded by Southwest DC Action, are stepping up efforts to ensure there is a strong community influence in deciding the fate of the lots at 4th and M Streets SW, aligned with DC Mayor Muriel Bowser’s visit to the Southwest Neighborhood Association’s monthly meeting at […]

City Officials Add Insult to Injury around Amidon-Bowen Construction Project

DCPS & DGS apologize to longtime ANC Commissioner and other SW residents for offensive comments By Mike Goodman On Thursday, Dec. 15, officials from DC Public Schools (DCPS) and the DC Department of General Services (DGS) briefed the Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) of Amidon-Bowen Elementary School (ABES) regarding an […]

Waterfront Station II Marks Construction Milestone Ahead of Winter 2023 Opening

By Southwester Staff  The Waterfront Station II development, currently under construction at 1000 4th Street SW, in front of the Southwest Library, marked a construction milestone on October 14.  DC’s Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development, John Falcicchio, joined executives from Hoffman & Associates and Clark Construction Group for […]

The Wharf Marks Five-Year Anniversary and Opening of Phase II with Local Luminaries

By Melissa Silverman  On October 12, elected officials, high-profile developers and community leaders came together to mark the five-year anniversary of the grand opening of The Wharf, as well as the substantial completion of Phase II of the multi-billion dollar development along the Southwest waterfront.  The second phase will add […]

Ambitious DC Central Kitchen Space on Buzzard Point Nears Opening

By Southwester Staff DC Central Kitchen marked near completion of construction on its new headquarters, scheduled to open this fall on Buzzard Point, with a “first look” event joined by elected officials, including DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen, as well as philanthropists, community advocates and […]