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.

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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The Must-Have Dishes of the Maine Avenue Fish Market

calendar icon July 30, 2018

The historic Maine Avenue Fish Market has been the District’s go-to for cooked and raw fish for decades, but things are changing as development at the Wharf continues across the boardwalk and brings new restaurants, residents, and places to play.

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Trading the Cocktail Shaker for the Still

calendar icon July 20, 2018

Todd Thrasher, a bartender who found regional acclaim in suburban Washington, branches out with a rum distillery at the Wharf in D.C.

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Do posh waterfronts make a city world-class? D.C. is betting hundreds of millions on it.

calendar icon June 26, 2018

At a cost of $2.5 billion, the Wharf is one of the most aggressive efforts in recent memory by the District, maybe by any city, to reinvent a waterfront.

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How A Millennial Jewelry Maker Hit Her Sales Milestone

calendar icon June 25, 2018

It’s difficult to describe Diament Jewelry in a single word. Simple, quirky, and soulful are a few Libby Diament uses.

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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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