The Wharf in the News

As the biggest development in the history of our nation’s capital, it’s no wonder The Wharf is creating quite a buzz. Want to keep up with the latest news and updates about DC’s world-class waterfront destination? Sign up for our newsletter or take a look below to browse the most recent headlines.

How The Wharf Represents The Future Of D.C.'s Architecture

calendar icon Nov. 1, 2018

To get inspiration for The Wharf's design, Hoffman — who co-developed the Wharf with Madison Marquette — said he and his team traveled throughout the world.

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Best of D.C. 2018: See what Express readers voted for as their favorite things in Washington

calendar icon Oct. 19, 2018

This year, like last year, we split up the coverage into two sections. One features our staff picks — the places and activities we love the most at the moment. The other is full of your picks — dozens of places to go and things to do as voted on by you, our readers.

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Del Mar signs a siren song of Spain

calendar icon Oct. 9, 2018

The splashiest restaurant yet to grace the Wharf — Del Mar by Fabio Trabocchi — prompts two visceral responses from customers.

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The world's largest Viking ship has docked at the Wharf

calendar icon Oct. 8, 2018

On October 5th, Draken Harald Hårfagre, the world’s largest operating Viking ship, docked at the Wharf's Transit Pier for a 10-day stopover.

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Washington D.C.: It all starts at the Capitol.

calendar icon Sept. 29, 2018

From the smartly revitalized Wharf and Navy Yards—where the city’s long-dormant sports scene has been reawakened—to neighborhoods like U Street and Adams Morgan, luring fans to spots like Maydan, which blends Middle Eastern and North African flavors, and to the recent, avant-garde hotel newcomers, it’s the people away from the seat of the Capitol shaping the city today.

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Destination 2018: Washington, D.C.

calendar icon Sept. 19, 2018

The Wharf will include hotels, restaurants, performance spaces, boat slips, a fish market and solar and natural gas power.

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Google Maps Now Includes Water Taxis As A 'Public Transit' Option

calendar icon Aug. 9, 2018

If someone turns to Google Maps' transit feature for directional assistance as of this month, it might present the D.C.-area water taxis as an option for getting from point A to point B, as long as the Potomac River lies between those two points.

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A Waterfront Destination for All at The District Wharf

calendar icon Aug. 8, 2018

One place that’s become somewhat of a new go-to hangout spot for us (on non-rainy days, anyway): The District Wharf.

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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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Commercial Leasing

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

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