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 […]

Proposed Redesign of M Street SE Seeks to Increase Safety, Mobility

By Haley Murphy  This article was originally published on TheWash.org and is reprinted with permission.  The Capitol Riverfront Mobility Project plans to change the way people move through Southeast Washington by increasing micromobility options and making the roads safer for everyone. A mobility study by the Capitol Riverfront Business Improvement District (BID) names Navy Yard […]

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 […]

SWNA Takes the Lead, Announces Waterfront Development Task Force

Photo courtesy of Sarah Gulick. The District of Columbia does not have a governing body to coordinate and regulate waterside development along the District’s waterfront properties on the Anacostia and Potomac rivers. While the Office of Zoning regulates land development, that body has deferred to the MPDC Harbor Patrol and the Baltimore District of the […]

“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 […]