Developed in the late 1890s, the Dupont Circle area built a reputation as a fashionable residential neighborhood that lasted into the early years of the 20th century. The circle itself was originally called “Pacific Circle” and ...Read More
The Southwest Waterfront is an area along the Anacostia River in the southwest quadrant of Washington, DC, that is being developed as a mixed-use community that will include a number of different components ranging from economically and socially integrated housing options as well as hotels. Also planned are neighborhood retail outlets including a mix of cafes, shops and a gourmet grocery, among other options. Parks and open spaces as well as a planned promenade along the waterfront complete the package.
Southwest Waterfront boundaries are I-395 to the north, P Street to the south, South Capitol Street to the east, and the Anacostia River to the west. The neighborhood is served by the Waterfront Metro Station on the Green Line.