District Wharf

Southwest Waterfront Redevelopment Washington, DC

A nearly mile long transformation of Washington, DC's waterfront facing the Washington Channel.

Project Description

Mixed-use, mixed-income development on a 24-acre site extending from Maine Avenue to the Washington Channel and from The Fish Market to the Washington Boat Lines Pier, including 50 acres of riparian area.

Illustrations by Interface Multimedia

Phase 1

Phase 1: 875 residential rental and condominium units, three hotels with 675 keys, 220,500 square feet of office; 3,200 square foot Anthem (performing arts hall with 6,000 person capacity and flexibility to accommodate range of uses); 314,000 square feet of retail; 450 boat slips in two marinas; and public piers, promenades and parks.

Community Outreach

Our team has held and participated in more than 800 meetings throughout the District with neighbors, community leaders, stakeholders, job and business seekers and others.

Job Fair at Arena Stage
development Team
Hoffman-Madison Waterfront - Master Developer
Design team
Master Planner; EE&K, a Perkins Eastman Company Phase 1: Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Khun; Perkins Eastman DC; Kohn Pederson Fox; Fox Architects; Rockwell Architecture, Planning and Design; BBG-BBGM Architects; Handel Architects; WDG Architecture; SmithGroup JJR; SK&I Architectural Design Group; MTFA Architecture; Cunningham Quill Architects; McGraw Bagnoli Architects; ZGF Architects; Nelson Byrd Woltz; Landscape Architecture Bureau; Michael Vergason Landscape Architects; Lee and Associates; Moffat & Nichol. Phase 2: SHoP Architects; WDG Architecture; ODA; Rafael Vinoly; Morris Adjmi Architects; STUDIOS Architecture; Hollwich Kushner; S9; Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates; Wolf/Josey.
ERBD is an HMW Partner, responsible for Community Engagement, Jobs and Apprenticeships for DC Residents (First Source Program); Utiliization of DC Businesses (Certified Business Enterprise Program); Affordable/Workforce Housing; Historic Preservation
Project awarded by the District of Columbia, from among 17 proposals in September 2006
Ground Breaking: March 2014, Phase 1 Grand Opening: October, 2017 Phase 2 Completion projected for 2022
Project type
Mixed-Use Development, Community Revitalization
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