Southwest Waterfront

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With a number of upscale restaurants and gleaming new apartment buildings, it’s easy to see some of the newest and most modern additions to the Southwest Waterfront. The neighborhood, however, is really a combination of both the old and the new.

Take, for example, Municipal Fish Market. It’s been in the neighborhood since the early 1800s and is considered the longest continually operating open-air fish market in the entire nation.

Another local attraction, Capital Yacht Club, has been around for well more than a century itself. A regional theater called Arena Stage has been in operation for more than a half century.

As the Southwest Waterfront neighborhood was eventually redeveloped, a building called River Park became one of the city’s first

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amaris - washington dc

Another new luxury condo building is headed to the DC waterfront. Amaris is a 12-story building, set to soon join The Wharf’s highly anticipated Phase 2 development. 

Plans call for 96 new condos in Amaris, complemented by a large amount of outdoor space and added amenities in an exceptional waterfront setting. Designed to further enhance its location and its views, Amaris will offer an all-glass façade, and every residence will be built to incorporate its own private outdoor space.

The curved design of the building is said to mimic the movement of the water, and to capitalize on the location’s fantastic views. The condos of Amaris begin with your choice of a one-bedroom floor plan with 700 square feet of living space.

The largest unit

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southwest waterfront - washington dc

Home to the arts, “liveaboards” and more, the Southwest Waterfront is developing into one of DC’s most sought after destinations. Southwest and The Wharf enjoys incredible views, countless opportunities for outdoor recreation and convenient access to some of DC’s most favored sites and attractions.

The eclectic area is where you’ll find a range of architectural styles, from 18th century Federal-style buildings to Mid-Century Moderns. Afterall, the area is home to Culture House, a former Baptist Church turned events venue, as well as some inspirational restaurants and bars.

It’s also home to one of the oldest open-air fish markets in the nation. It’s really no surprise as hundreds of years ago the neighborhood was a busy industrial shipyard where

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tiber island - washington dc

With easy access to the waterfront and an array of shops, restaurants and activities, Tiber Island proves a spectacular setting for co-op buyers and renters in the DC area. Made up of four high-rise buildings and a few dozen townhomes, the large residential complex supplies a range of floor plans.

Originally built up in the mid 1960s, Tiber Island has served as home to the likes of former Vice President Hubert Humphrey and other political leaders over the years. A mix of co-op and townhome units, Tiber Island is a man-made island that’s now connected to the “mainland”.

With hundreds of residential units to choose from, the floor plans of Tiber Island typically begin with an efficiency unit, offering at least 500 square feet of living space. The

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southwest waterfront - washington dc

You’ve likely heard about DC’s Southwest Waterfront, but there are plenty of cool facts you may not know. While the area’s now home to restaurants, nightclubs and marinas, it was actually fairly underutilized and isolated from much of the rest of DC until just a couple of years ago.

That’s when the Wharf began transforming the waterfront area into what we see today. Plans are in progress to redevelop the Southwest Waterfront into a mixed-use development with millions of square feet or retail, hotel, office, cultural and residential space.

Plans also call for open space and parkland. While phase one of the Wharf officially opened in 2017, development could continue for several more years.

Set right alongside the Washington Channel, the

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vio at the wharf - washington dc

DC’s multifamily condo market is booming as developers aim to lure current renters with a surge of new for-sale options. Until recently developers had favored the rental market, but that trend could be changing.

In particular, some real estate experts say they’ve seen an uptick in condo demand since the Amazon HQ2 announcement. Some estimates predict around 1,700 new condo units will begin sales this year.

This includes nearly a dozen new condo developments with at least 50 units launching sales. That’s the most large-scale projects in a single year to hit the market in about a decade.

Many of the large-scale condo projects are coming to areas that have already experienced a wave of apartment construction, including NoMa and the Capitol

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barracks row - washington dc

Consistently named one of the coolest neighborhoods, the Navy Yard routinely attracts interest from potential new residents and visitors, alike. The neighborhood has plenty of reason to shine as it continues to develop, adding in the potential for a massive amount of new residential and commercial space.

Just last year Forbes put Navy Yard on the map once again, designating it as one of “The 12 Coolest Neighborhoods Around the World”. At the time the website pointed out its potential as one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in DC.

Forbes highlighted future and existing plans to develop a large amount of new dining, retail, office and residential space in the neighborhood. It also highlighted the neighborhood’s waterfront location and its

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hollin hills mid-century modern home

You’ll find a full range of architectural styles in the DC area, from pre-World War II to contemporary, new construction designs. If you’re in the market for mid-century modern, though, you’ll still find plenty of options if you know where to look.

Often these homes are distinguished by large windows and sliding glass doors, sleek lines and an open design. A great place to begin your search is in Southwest Waterfront neighborhood of Washington, DC. There are also, of course, several neighborhoods in the greater DC area that provide even more options for buyers.

In particular, some buyers find just the right homes exist in such locations as Forest Hills, Bethesda and McLean. The wooded lots often work nicely for mid-century designs, which use

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harbour square - washington dc

With incredible views and a peaceful setting, find your Southwest Waterfront lifestyle at Washington’s Harbour Square. This premiere coop sits close to the District Wharf, and just minutes away from some of DC’s other most popular sites and attractions. At the same time, however, it remains sheltered by the tranquility of landscaped gardens, reflecting pools and sweeping water views.

First constructed in the mid 1960s, the property includes a total of a half-dozen high-rise buildings. The elegant property is noted for its mid-century design principles, integrating the high-rise architecture of the property into the nearby waterfront and historic row houses of the area.

Now made up of more than 440 private residences, the homes of Harbour Square

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vio at the wharf - 45 sutton square sw

Time is running out to get in one of the newest luxury waterfront developments in the DC area. Units are selling fast within Vio, a prestigious new condo building located at The Wharf.

Limited inventory still remains at the property, located between Hyatt House and the InterContinental Hotel. With only a small number of units available at this time, current tenants already include the top co-developer of The Wharf, and many of his top ranking employees.

Found right along the water’s edge, the new condo building houses everything from studios to more spacious three-bedroom units, with luxury condos featuring an array of upgraded finishes and features. New buyers can expect to find sweeping floor-to-ceiling windows, offering up sensational views

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