The stamp of revitalization, however, can also be seen in SW DC. Once an afterthought away from the city’s bright lights, this part of the district shows off new businesses and residential around the Metro station and will soon brag on its re-developed waterfront. On my morning walk, I saw all that, but also enjoyed the shady and quiet parts.
Construction on The Wharf began in the spring of 2014. Delivery is expected for Fall 2017.
This is along Maine Street looking north. The fish market will be kept.
Transit Oriented Growth at 4th and M, for now the heart of the hood.
Arena Stage used to be the sole reason the Virginians came to SW DC.
See the old place inside?
A resident told me this is the biggest tree in D.C. Don’t know if that is true but impressive nevertheless! (6th and G).
Jefferson Junior High School maintains this ball field in tip top shape.
All in all a great walk. The neighborhood also features Fort McNair and the site of the new stadium for DC United. We noticed the big hole in the ground. It will be a cozy one, shoe horned into the square block and another feather in the cap for SWDC.