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 […]

Photos of St. Augustine’s Groundbreaking May 30

Photo caption: Rev. Martha Clark with Barbara and Neal Peirce, who attended their second groundbreaking for St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church. The Peirces, as original St. Augustine’s members, attended the initial groundbreaking for St. Augustine’s in the early 60s. Photo caption: Corey Katz and Erin Baize chat in front of the land where the new St. […]

“Southwest Remembered” at Westminster

The current wave of redevelopment enveloping Southwest DC makes us wonder what kind of community ours will become in future years, but for many older Southwest residents who remember life in “old Southwest,” that question takes on a different meaning. Whether our residency here is longstanding or more recent, we could all benefit from understanding […]

ANC 6D Report

Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) 6D held its monthly meeting on Monday, Jan.12 in the DCRA meeting room at 1100 4th St. SW at 7 p.m. Several notable items were on the agenda. Lieutenant Beslow introduced herself as the new District 1 MPD police liaison. Lieutenant Beslow and the officers present discussed the homicide that occurred on […]

Photos of the Demolition of St. Augustine’s

These photos were taken during the first two days of demolition at St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church on Oct. 30 and 31. Photos by Perry Klein (photo caption: Front view of the demolition.) (photo caption: Removing the side wall.) (photo caption: Demolition of the front of the church.)   (photo caption: Recovering the Cornerstone)   (photo caption: Elaine […]

IT FINALLY HAPPENED!

Photo Credit: Shannon Vaughn On Wednesday, March 19th, The Wharf finally broke ground. Attended by dignitaries and mayoral candidates alike, the crowd numbering in the hundreds was overwhelmingly filled with Southwest residents who turned out to see this day finally come.