Op-Ed: New Wharf Hotel to Join Local Businesses at Job Fair for DC Residents

By Elinor Bacon The Wharf is excited that Pendry Hotels & Resorts will be opening Pendry Washington D.C. this fall.  Pendry Washington D.C. will feature 131 guestrooms and suites, three signature dining and bar concepts, Spa Pendry and 5,000 square feet of meeting and event space. As this will be Pendry’s first hotel in Washington, […]

District Officials Recommit to Build First Strategy for Greenleaf Redevelopment

By Melissa Silveman  In a public session hosted by the DC Housing Authority Board of Commissioners on March 9, city officials recommitted to a build first strategy to limit displacement and relocation of current residents during the redevelopment of the 15-acre Greenleaf public housing site.   Greenleaf’s complex includes 493 units spread across 23 buildings in […]

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 […]

Meet the Team Behind the Southwest DC Community Center: Mattie R. Sharpless

By the SWDCCC Community Engagement and Communications Committee The Southwest DC Community Center (SWDCCC) that is planned to open in our neighborhood in the next few years will serve as a vibrant, central hub for the Southwest and Capitol Riverfront communities that provides an inclusive space for a wide range of services and activities that […]

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 […]

Waterfront Station II Breaks Ground on Fourth Street

By Southwester Staff A new mixed-use development at 1000 Fourth Street, SW broke ground on December 13. When completed in winter 2023, the 12 story, 400,000 square foot Waterfront Station II will include residences, a performing arts or theater space, AppleTree Public Charter School and a neighborhood restaurant by Good Company Doughnuts, along with additional […]