350 Units, Three Office Properties and the Water Buildings: The Wharf, Part II


By Nena Perry-Brown
May 13, 2020

Construction continues at the second phase of The Wharf, which will add 1.25 million square feet of mixed-use development to the stretch of the Anacostia waterfront between the Washington Channel and Maine Avenue, from 6th to 11th Streets SW. This phase will begin delivering on a rolling basis in 2022, and will also include the addition of 223 boat slips at The Wharf Marina and the 1.5-acre M Street Landing park. Check out what’s in the works below.

Parcels 6 and 7

Parcel 6 will contain a 290,000-square-foot office building and Parcel 7 will contain a 237,000-square-foot office building, designed by SHoP Architects and WDG Architecture. There will also be approximately 33,000 square feet of retail space between the two buildings.

Parcel 8

At Parcel 8, ODA is the architect behind this dramatically cantilevered building that will deliver 255 rental apartments and a 131-room Pendry hotel. On the ground and cellar floors, the building will contain 26,316 square feet of retail. Amenities will include a fitness room, lounge, and a courtyard with pool on the second floor; there will also be a rooftop bar, restaurant, or lounge.


Parcel 9

Rafael Vinoly Architects is responsible for the design of this 130 foot-tall condo building, which will deliver 96 luxury units atop over two retail spaces totaling 16,080 square feet.

Parcel 10

Morris Adjmi Architects designed the five-story office building at Parcel 10 that will also include 15,000 square feet of ground-floor retail.


The Water Buildings 
will add retail, maritime services and restaurants to the strip.

  • Water Building I

Hollwich Kushner is the architect of this two-story building, which will solely contain a fine-dining restaurant with a rooftop terrace.

  • Water Building II

S9 Architecture is the designer behind Water Building II, which will contain 22,000 square feet of maritime services and retail on the ground floor and a restaurant/bar on the floor above. The green roof on the building will double as a bridge to M Street Landing.