where DC meets its water

Discover The Wharf

Washington’s next great meeting place has finally arrived. The Wharf brings dazzling water views, hot new restaurants, year-round entertainment, and waterside style all together in one inspiring location. It’s the most exciting neighborhood in the history of the nation’s capital.

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Parking Garage Open Now

Whether you’re visiting the Fish Market or just want to spend some time at the waterfront, you can now park in our brand new garage. Please note that the old Fish Market parking lot will be closed while we’re finishing construction, so please follow the signs to our new parking garage off Maine Avenue SW.

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Featured Event

Summer Sounds: Eastern Standard Time

calendar icon Aug. 24, 2017
clock icon 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Eastern Standard Time brings together top musicians from the Jazz, Soul, and Caribbean music scenes of the nation’s capital. The merge rhythms from the islands with melodies from Birdland, for a sound like no other.

Destination for All

Come explore this vibrant new waterfront’s countless things to do and see, hear and touch, taste and experience. And for those of you who want to linger a while longer, check out our hotels or tour our residences.

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Directions to The Wharf

Centrally located, The Wharf is the District’s waterfront destination that is easy to get to—and to get around.

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Parking spaces
Adjacent to
Direct access to the
Southeast Freeway
Metro lines
Train station nearby
Virginia Railway Express
Easy access to
Metro, Buses & DC Circulator
Boat slips
Public piers
Catch the
Water Taxi & Jitney
Capital Bikeshare stations
Bike parking spaces
Direct access to DC's extensive
Bicycle Network
1 mile of
Riverwalk Trail system of
20 mi
Minutes from the
National Mall
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Water Taxi & Wharf Jitney

Introducing one of the best ways to view the city and the easiest mode of transportation to get to destinations on the Potomac and Anacostia rivers: our new water taxi. And if you just want to get across the Washington Channel, catch our jitney to East Potomac Park for a round of golf or a leisurely stroll.

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Office & Retail Leasing

Some of the District’s most noteworthy companies, associations, and retailers are setting down roots at The Wharf. Among the best commercial real estate in DC, our prime offices and retail spaces provide prominent visibility and an attractive location with sweeping vistas and a lively after-work dining and entertainment scene.

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Launching Careers at The Wharf

The Wharf had a huge presence at a Career Fair on Thursday, August 10th at Arena Stage. More than 1,000 job seekers attended the free event to learn about employment opportunities when Phase I of The Wharf opens this fall. Career resource agencies were present to assist job seekers as well.

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