Norton’s Southwest Waterfront Bill Culminates With Grand Opening Of Phase I Of The Wharf Today

Norton’s Southwest Waterfront Bill Culminates With Grand Opening Of Phase I Of The Wharf Today

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) said one of her major economic development initiatives will culminate with the grand opening of Phase I of The Wharf, Thursday, October 12, 2017, at 11:00 a.m., at 690 Water Street SW.  The developers of the project adopted the name “The Wharf,” which is what the Southwest Waterfront was called when Norton’s great-grandfather came to Washington in the 1850s as a runaway slave.

The Wharf

Norton introduced two bills in 2011 that were necessary for the Southwest Waterfront development project to begin.  One bill clarified the District of Columbia’s ownership of the …

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