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 a “topping off” ceremony to […]

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 an additional 1.15 million square […]

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 celebrity chef José Andrés.  The […]

Concerns Raised about Lansburgh Park Development 

By Melissa Silverman Community leaders, including ANC 6D Chair Edward Daniels and members of Southwest DC Action, raised concerns in March about development at 60 I Street SW and community access to Lansburgh Park. The location previously housed the Bethel Pentecostal Tabernacle – Assemblies of God church. The church partnered with developer Foulger-Pratt to tear […]

New Retail and Restaurants Announced at The Wharf

Completion of The Wharf expected by Oct. 12 By Mike Goodman Following more than a decade of planning and development, and four years of operation, The Wharf is expected to be substantially completed by October 12, 2022—five years from the date that the first phase opened. Once completed, the waterfront will feature more than 75 […]