Photos: Take a sneak peek of The Wharf before its October debut

After three years of construction District Wharf is set for its grand opening in Oct. 12 through 15.

The project redeveloped a mile of shoreline along the Potomac River and has re-imagined the District’s Southwest neighborhood. Nearly 2,000 residents will call The Wharf home. They’ll join office workers and visitors who’ll be able to shop, dine and enjoy the water.

Take a tour through the cobblestone streets and waterfront promenade before the complex opens.

A view of the 309-slip marina and yacht club at The Warf. The D.C. project has revitalized a mile of shore along the Southwest Waterfront. More than 2,000 people are expected to live there and thousands more will work in shops, storefronts and office space. (Matthew Borkoski/PN Hoffman)
A view of the 309-slip marina and yacht club at The Wharf. The D.C. project has revitalized a mile of shore along the Southwest Waterfront. More than 2,000 people are expected to live there and thousands more will work in shops, storefronts and office space. (Matthew Borkoski/PN Hoffman) (MATTHEW BORKOSKI/PN Hoffman)
The Southwest Freeway and Maine Avenue will be the main routes toward the Wharf. The grand opening is scheduled on October 12, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The Southwest Freeway and Maine Avenue will be the main routes toward the Wharf. The grand opening is scheduled on October 12, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine )
Wharf Street is a main promenade that will connect the development to Washington Channel. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Wharf Street is a waterfront promenade that will connect the new development to the Washington Channel. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
(WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The Anthem is a 6,000-seat venue that will hold events such as concerts, seminars, galas and more. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Chef Med Lahlou will open an outpost of his popular 14th Street restaurant Lupo Verde, on Pearl Street at The Wharf,, called Lupo Marino. (Courtesy Hoffman-Madison)
Chef Med Lahlou will open an outpost of his popular 14th Street restaurant Lupo Verde, on Pearl Street at The Wharf, called Lupo Marino. It’s one of 20 bars and restaurants that will line the cobblestone streets and waterfront promenade of The Wharf. (Courtesy Hoffman-Madison)
Pearl Street Warehouse, a live music venue, bar and cafe that will be part of The Wharf's pedestrian-only Pearl Street, says it will open in October, coinciding with the grand opening of the Southwest Waterfront development. (Courtesy Pearl Street Warehouse)
Pearl Street Warehouse, a live music venue, bar and cafe that will be part of The Wharf’s pedestrian-only Pearl Street, plans to open in October, coinciding with the grand opening of the Southwest Waterfront development. (Courtesy Pearl Street Warehouse) (Courtesy Pearl Street Warehouse)
A map of the initial phase of The Warf, the redevelopment of a mile of the Southwest Waterfront is planning a grand opening in mid October. (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
A map of the initial phase of The Wharf, the redevelopment of a mile of the Southwest Waterfront is planning a grand opening in mid October. Click here to see a larger version of the map. (Courtesy PN Hoffman) (Courtesy PN Hoffman )
The office building named "1000 Maine" depicted in this artist's rendering will have panoramic views of the nation's capital. (Courtesy The Wharf)
The office building named “1000 Maine” depicted in this artist’s rendering will have panoramic views of the nation’s capital. (Courtesy The Wharf) (Courtesy The Wharf)
This artists rendering shows The Channel apartment structure, which will open in 2017 as part of The Wharf development in the Southwest Waterfront. The building will have 500 units making it among the largest apartment buildings in the District. (Courtesy  Hoffman-Madison Waterfront)
This artists rendering shows The Channel apartment structure, which will open in 2017 as part of The Wharf development in the Southwest Waterfront. The building will have 500 units making it among the largest apartment buildings in the District. (Courtesy Hoffman-Madison Waterfront) (Courtesy)
This image shows the inside space at The Channel Apartment building, one of two apartments constructed as part of The Wharf, which has redeveloped a mile of shoreline along the Southwest Waterfront in D.C. Two condominium buildings were also constructed. Combined they offer 900 housing units and an estimated 2,000 people are expected to live in the new complex. (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
This image shows the inside space at The Channel Apartment building, one of two apartments constructed as part of The Wharf, which has redeveloped a mile of shoreline along the Southwest Waterfront in D.C. Two condominium buildings were also constructed. Combined they offer 900 housing units and an estimated 2,000 people are expected to live in the new complex. (Courtesy PN Hoffman) (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
This image shows a view of the VIO condo building, one of two condominiums constructed as part of Phase 1 of The Wharf. (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
This image shows a view of the VIO condo building, one of two condominiums constructed as part of Phase 1 of The Wharf. (Courtesy PN Hoffman) (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
This artists rendering shows the view from a balcony in the VIO condo building, one of two condominiums on site of The Wharf, the mile-long redevelopment of the Southwest Waterfront, set for its grand opening next month. The property also features two apartment buildings providing 900 housing units. An estimated 2,000 people will live in the complex. (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
This artists rendering shows the view from a balcony in the VIO condo building, one of two condominiums on site of The Wharf, the mile-long redevelopment of the Southwest Waterfront, set for its grand opening next month. The property also features two apartment buildings providing 900 housing units. An estimated 2,000 people will live in the complex. (Courtesy PN Hoffman) (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
This artists rendering depicts a water taxi that will operate from one of The Wharf's four piers, providing trips to and from Alexandria, Georgetown, and National Harbor, adding to existing stops offered by the Potomac Riverboat Company. (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
This artists rendering depicts a water taxi that will operate from one of The Wharf’s four piers, providing trips to and from Alexandria, Georgetown, and National Harbor, adding to existing service offered by the Potomac Riverboat Company. A separate service will link The Wharf with East Potomac Park. (Courtesy PN Hoffman) (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
The Southwest Waterfront seafood market, Friday, June 19, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The Maine Avenue Fish Market is seen in this Friday, June 19, 2015 photo. A new 24-acre, mixed-used development that will transform a mile of the District’s Waterfront will preserve the fish market, which dates back to 1805. The market serves as the “gateway” to the entire District Wharf development. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
This photo shows the Maine Avenue Fish Market, which has continued to operate while The Wharf, a 24-acre mixed-used project redevelops the Southwest Waterfront. The project will include a cobblestone promenade, office space, music venues, easier access to the water, 900 housing units, retail, food and much more. The grand opening is set for Oct. 12. (Matthew Borkoski/PN Hoffman)
This photo shows the Maine Avenue Fish Market, which has continued to operate while The Wharf, a 24-acre mixed-used project redevelops the Southwest Waterfront. The project will include a cobblestone promenade, office space, music venues, easier access to the water, 900 housing units, retail, food and much more. The grand opening is set for Oct. 12. (Matthew Borkoski/PN Hoffman) (MATTHEW BORKOSKI/PN Hoffman)
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A view of the 309-slip marina and yacht club at The Warf. The D.C. project has revitalized a mile of shore along the Southwest Waterfront. More than 2,000 people are expected to live there and thousands more will work in shops, storefronts and office space. (Matthew Borkoski/PN Hoffman)
The Southwest Freeway and Maine Avenue will be the main routes toward the Wharf. The grand opening is scheduled on October 12, 2017. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Wharf Street is a main promenade that will connect the development to Washington Channel. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
(WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Chef Med Lahlou will open an outpost of his popular 14th Street restaurant Lupo Verde, on Pearl Street at The Wharf,, called Lupo Marino. (Courtesy Hoffman-Madison)
Pearl Street Warehouse, a live music venue, bar and cafe that will be part of The Wharf's pedestrian-only Pearl Street, says it will open in October, coinciding with the grand opening of the Southwest Waterfront development. (Courtesy Pearl Street Warehouse)
A map of the initial phase of The Warf, the redevelopment of a mile of the Southwest Waterfront is planning a grand opening in mid October. (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
The office building named "1000 Maine" depicted in this artist's rendering will have panoramic views of the nation's capital. (Courtesy The Wharf)
This artists rendering shows The Channel apartment structure, which will open in 2017 as part of The Wharf development in the Southwest Waterfront. The building will have 500 units making it among the largest apartment buildings in the District. (Courtesy  Hoffman-Madison Waterfront)
This image shows the inside space at The Channel Apartment building, one of two apartments constructed as part of The Wharf, which has redeveloped a mile of shoreline along the Southwest Waterfront in D.C. Two condominium buildings were also constructed. Combined they offer 900 housing units and an estimated 2,000 people are expected to live in the new complex. (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
This image shows a view of the VIO condo building, one of two condominiums constructed as part of Phase 1 of The Wharf. (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
This artists rendering shows the view from a balcony in the VIO condo building, one of two condominiums on site of The Wharf, the mile-long redevelopment of the Southwest Waterfront, set for its grand opening next month. The property also features two apartment buildings providing 900 housing units. An estimated 2,000 people will live in the complex. (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
This artists rendering depicts a water taxi that will operate from one of The Wharf's four piers, providing trips to and from Alexandria, Georgetown, and National Harbor, adding to existing stops offered by the Potomac Riverboat Company. (Courtesy PN Hoffman)
The Southwest Waterfront seafood market, Friday, June 19, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
This photo shows the Maine Avenue Fish Market, which has continued to operate while The Wharf, a 24-acre mixed-used project redevelops the Southwest Waterfront. The project will include a cobblestone promenade, office space, music venues, easier access to the water, 900 housing units, retail, food and much more. The grand opening is set for Oct. 12. (Matthew Borkoski/PN Hoffman)


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