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  • Shake Shack’s Setting Up Shack At The Wharf
    04
    APR

    Shake Shack’s Setting Up Shack At The Wharf

    “The Wharf Shack” Takes Part in the Culinary Transformation of DC’s Waterfront
    WASHINGTON, DC, April 4, 2017 - Officials from Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW), the developer of The Wharf, today announced that Shake Shack will open in Fall 2017. The Wharf is the $2 billion, mile-long waterfront neighborhood along the Washington Channel of the Potomac River—the new food destination of the nation’s capital.
    “We are delighted to welcome Danny Meyer's iconic Shake Shack to The Wharf," said Amer Hammour, Chairman of Madison Marquette. "This globally popular concept is an excellent fit for the waterfront, and Shake Shack adds a touch of fun and variety to our dining scene," Hammour added.

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  • The latest trick to making new developments cool: Just add rock-and-roll
    23
    MAR

    The latest trick to making new developments cool: Just add rock-and-roll

    By Lavanya Ramanathan

    It’s freezing in the dust-and-concrete lobby of the Anthem, the new music venue under construction on Washington’s Southwest waterfront.

    Not that this, or the sound of jackhammers pounding away at our eardrums, does anything to temper Seth Hurwitz’s enthusiasm.

    The co-owner of the 9:30 Club and chairman of concert-booking group I.M.P. regularly fills a half-dozen of the city’s big music venues. But this one is something else.

    “Do you know what those are?”

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  • I.M.P. Reveals Name Of Its New Venue In Downtown D.C. Appoints General Manager Announces Opening Night
    24
    JAN

    I.M.P. Reveals Name Of Its New Venue In Downtown D.C. Appoints General Manager Announces Opening Night

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jan. 24, 2017 –I.M.P., the independent concert promotions and production company that owns the 9:30 Club, reveals today the long-awaited name of its new venue: The Anthem. The $60 million concert venue is part of The Wharf, the Southwest Waterfront development by PN Hoffman and Madison Marquette. Opening its doors for the first time October 12, 2017, and just blocks from the National Mall, The Anthem will have a flexible capacity of anywhere from 2,500 to a maximum of 6,000, with numerous seated and general admission configurations. It accomplishes this as the 9:30 Club does, via a moveable stage and backdrop, virtually undetectable from one capacity to another.

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  • The Wharf to Bring New Daily D.C. Water Taxi
    16
    NOV

    The Wharf to Bring New Daily D.C. Water Taxi

    In addition to the dozens of restaurants and residences, not to mention the entertainment venues and office space, The Wharf will also bring D.C. and its surrounding areas daily water taxi routes when it opens in October 2017.

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  • Lighting Architects Who Illuminated the Eiffel Tower Just Lit DC’s Case Bridge
    19
    AUG

    Lighting Architects Who Illuminated the Eiffel Tower Just Lit DC’s Case Bridge

    As progress on Southwest’s The Wharf by Hoffman-Madison Waterfront continues, last night the developer unveiled a new lighting installation on the Francis Case Memorial Bridge. The installation, which brightens the bridge with a long strip of light, was designed by Citelum, the urban lighting company that’s worked on Eiffel Tower.

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