IT’S HERE: THE WHARF OPENS

After more than a decade of starts and stops, The Wharf finally arrives. On Oct. 12, the Southwest waterfront will begin a new era bringing the nation’s waterfront on par with other great waterfront cities. As professor Robert Lewis says, “Washington has comparatively little residential, commercial, or cultural structures occupying its shorelines. A few developments, […]

Politics and Prose Offers Free Trial Store Memberships to SW Residents

Politics and Prose, DC’s premier independent bookstore, has announced the opening of a new location at The Wharf! The store will occupy about 2,300 square feet in what’s being called District Square, alongside an impressive array of other tenants—including 6,000-capacity music venue The Anthem. Politics and Prose has an impressive array of author events lined […]

Oct. 7: Tour Southwest’s Floating Homes

Last Chance to Tour DC’s Floating Homes Before Wharf Grand Opening Southwest DC is gearing up for the grand opening of the Wharf, and one community of Southwesters will be dramatically transformed by the new development. On Saturday, Oct. 7, the live-aboard residents of Gangplank Marina will open their doors for the tour of floating […]

Parking and Traffic Still Problematic

We look forward to the opening of the Wharf and to once again putting Southwest on the list of destinations in Washington, DC, with great excitement and optimism. But as residents, we also have some anxiety in regards to the prospect of getting in and out of our neighborhood because of anticipated increases in traffic […]

Phase 2 Architects and Designs Revealed for The Wharf, Coming 2021

The 11 architects comprise one of the most impressive lineups in the nation to design the ambitious second phase of The Wharf. When complete, Phase 2 of The Wharf will feature an additional 1.2 million square feet of mixed-use development including office, residential, marina, and retail space, as well as parks and public spaces, across approximately half […]