Southwest Waterfront

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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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the wharf

It’s only been about two months since its grand opening, but already visitors and residents are finding there’s plenty of action at The Wharf. This vibrant new development is home to numerous retailers, restaurants and entertainment options, and it seems there’s no slowing down.

Already, business leaders say they’re thrilled with the results, as the sidewalks are filled with pedestrians, eager to experience all that the development has to offer. Thousands of people are said to have boarded the free shuttle to The Wharf since it opened, while hundreds of bike riders are said to utilize the Maine Avenue bike lane on a daily basis.

Backers also say they’ve seen a big uptick in the amount of traffic coming in after dark, as more and more people come

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Real estate developer Monty Hoffman is once again investing in The Wharf, but this time it’s personal. According to published reports, Hoffman and his wife just purchased a penthouse unit within VIO for $3.97 million, making him the first individual to close on one of the building’s condos, although it’s also been reported that a majority of the units within VIO are already spoken for.

The luxury units enjoy the privilege of a waterfront setting, with floor-to-ceiling windows for taking in views of the nearby Potomac River, as well as a number of DC monuments and the Capitol. Options range from studio floor plans to three-bedroom homes, with open designs and luxurious features and finishes. New residents can expect to find stone and quartz

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the wharf - washington dc

While many are only just beginning to experience all that DC’s newest waterfront development has to offer, plans are already forging ahead with phase two of The Wharf. The next phase of the project is nearly just as impressive as the first, with plans calling for two more office buildings, hotel rooms, retail space and residential options.

While the next phase of development includes some more retail space it also promises to bring with it upwards of 200 new apartments and more than 100 hotel rooms. As well, the project will also provide another 80 or so condos, dining and open space.

Developers will be going before the Zoning Commission once again soon to discuss some of the changes made to the project since this past summer. Previously there

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One of the area’s most anticipated developments has just opened, more than a decade after visionaries first embarked on the journey to bring The Wharf to life. October 12 kicked off four full days of activities, events and fireworks, all to mark the grand opening of phase one of The Wharf.

Dozens of bands and other entertainers came out for the opening, kicked off by fireworks and headlined that evening by The Bacon Brothers, featuring actor and musician Kevin Bacon. Other planned activities include children’s performers, yoga, kayaking and an art exhibition.

The opening weekend celebration concluded on Sunday, October 15 with more celebratory fireworks at sunset. All outdoor activities and performances were free and open to the public.


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the wharf washington dc

As the DC area’s newest destination, The Wharf aims to entice visitors with an inspirational setting, including exciting new restaurants, shops, recreational opportunities and entertainment. Set to officially open this October with phase 1, the first residents of The Wharf move in next month.

With a bountiful selection of well-known retailers and local boutiques, The Wharf generates a new and vibrant selection of shopping options. As well, the site also boasts a concert hall, with the planned addition of live music, outdoor movies, boat parades and art shows, with a range of other additional planned activities and events. Meanwhile, planned dining options range from casual cafes to gourmet, fine dining establishments.

For recreation, there are

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sw waterfront park

Photo by Matthew Borkoski, courtesy of Hoffman-Madison Waterfront

Once the site of a parking lot, the very first park is now open for visitors to The Wharf. Waterfront Park offers three and a half acres of green space, including a canopy, water feature and grassy areas for lounging and enjoying the future surroundings.

Designed by Landscape Architecture Bureau to link the Southwest neighborhood to the new mixed-use development, the park is the first of three parks planned for the area, in addition to four public piers. It took three years of planning, including community meetings and input to come up with the design, incorporating bocce courts, a play area for kids, winding paths and rows upon rows of sheltering willow trees.

Meanwhile, the

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525 water dc

Just steps away from some of the DC area’s most vibrant attractions and infamous destinations, the new waterfront development of 525 Water provides an urban refuge of sorts, where a peaceful existence blends in with exciting opportunity. The first residential building to be finished at the Wharf, a renowned new waterfront development, 525 Water supplies more than 100 condos, set within a five-story structure.

Ranging from studios to one-, two- and even three-bedrooms, the homes all offer between 500 to 1,800 square feet of living space. While some of the available one-bedrooms start priced in the high $300,000s, there are also even larger floor plans priced starting in the high $900,000s to well upwards of $1 million.

It’s common to find such

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