The Wharf Officially Opens With Much Fanfare
The Wharf Officially Opens with Much Fanfare
PN Hoffman Chief Executive Officer Monty Hoffman, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and Ward 6 Councilman Charles Allen listen as Brian T. Kenner, the District’s deputy mayor for planning and economic development, addresses the audience present for the grand opening of District Wharf in Southwest on Oct. 12. (E Watson/EDI Photo)
In the 1850s, Richard Holmes, an enslaved man, walked off a plantation in the south, landing at the Wharf in Washington, D.C. More than a hundred years later, his great-granddaughter christened the opening of the transformed historic site.
Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, along with developers Monty Hoffman, founder …