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The Wharf

The Wharf reestablishes Washington, DC, as a waterfront city and destination. This remarkable, mile-long stretch along the Potomac River comes to life with restaurants, retailers, residences, and businesses—all complemented by monumental views and a vibrant culture. Home of the award-winning Anthem concert hall, multiple intimate music venues, a host of local retailers, and the nation’s oldest operating fish market, The Wharf offers a truly unique DC experience.

The Wharf is one of the most connected and accessible neighborhoods in Washington, DC. With Metro and VRE in easy walking distance, Reagan International Airport and Union Station ten minutes away by car, underground parking, Capital Bikeshare onsite, and daily water taxi access, getting to The Wharf is a breeze. [Description via, Photos via]

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-Despite taking for what seemed like FOREVER to complete, The Wharf truly showcases what modern life in Washington DC is like. -This waterfront district is beautiful any time of year, and is perfect for groups, families and pet lovers.  -The Wharf is home to many nightlife, dining and entertainment options that highlight some of the best of the city's hospitality and events industry. -It is also home to Waterfront Fish Market. Sure, it smells awful -- but it is still where you go when looking to score a bushel of Maryland Blue Crab to crack alongside a cold beer.

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735 Water Street SW, Washington DC 20024
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