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Do posh waterfronts make a city world-class? D.C. is betting hundreds of millions on it.

With the opening of the Wharf — a massive new waterfront development in Southwest Washington — just a month away, hundreds of workers raced around the promenade outside, shuffling materials in and out of trucks, nearly stepping over one another at every turn.

Wharf Heritage Program

thesouthwester.com - Soon after Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW) was awarded the opportunity to redevelop the Southwest Waterfront by the DC government in 2007, HMW was approached by a group of Southwest community members to discuss ways in which HMW could incorporate into the development the rich history of Southwest DC, the Waterfront, and the Municipal Fish Market—the longest continuously operating, outdoor fish market in the country.

Reimagining the Wharf

The story of the District Wharf began decades before its opening on October 17, 2017. Elinor Bacon was interviewed for this film, produced by Interface Multimedia, which documents the work required to 'Reimagine the Wharf' as we see it today.

Norwich University Lecture

Norwich University Presents Award-Winning Real Estate and Community Developer Elinor Bacon of E.R. Bacon Development

Glen Brown Award - DCAIA

At the 2017 Fall Fête, Elinor Bacon received the Glenn Brown Award for raising public awareness of architecture and its benefits to society – improving the quality of life in Washington, DC.

A Decaying Waterfront in Washington Returns to Life

washingtonpost.com - A struggling waterfront along the Potomac River will morph into a long-awaited commercial and residential destination known as the Wharf when it opens next month.

All Income Rental Opportunities at the Wharf

thesouthwester.com - The Wharf Offers Apartment Rental Opportunities for All Income Levels. There soon will be exciting residential rental opportunities at The Wharf.

Multifamily Trends - Here Comes the Neighborhood

The HOPE VI affordable housing program was a departure from its predecessors in that it focused not on increasing the amount of affordable housing stock, but on raising its standards.

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Real Estate Awards Honor Maryland’s “Fearless” Entrepreneurs

College Park, Md.—The University of Maryland’s Colvin Institute of Real Estate Development honored four regional trailblazers in real estate development this week at the third annual awards dinner for “Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Real Estate Awards."

Real Estate with a Cause: Identifying Investments that Serve a Triple Bottom Line

A derelict medical center for veterans in Salem, Va., that was transformed into an energy efficient place to live and work — thanks to a mélange of private and public funds — proves that investors can make money and support social change at the same time.

CNUdc Interview Series: Elinor Bacon

In 2012 Catherine Vanderwaart interned with CNUdc, and she interviewed several of our active members. Read about the great work they do and their thoughts about DC.

Elinor Bacon is in love with city life

Washington Business Journal - The daughter of a city planner, Elinor Bacon is an urbanist through and through. She worked with the Department of Housing and Urban Development on Hope VI grants, headed the National Capital Revitalization Corp. and started E.R. Bacon Development LLC, part of the team redeveloping the...

Urban Land - People dedicated to building better communities

"The HOPE VI affordable housing program was a departure from its predecessors in that it focused not on increasing the amount of affordable housing stock, but on raising its standards--an approach that has transformed the nature of low-income housing development."

Smart Living in Baltimore - 40 & up

75 women over 40 talk about feeling fit, wising up and staying vital

Report on Urban Housing Policies, Conditions in the People’s Republic of China

Journal of Housing, Number 2: 1977 - Report on Urban Housing Policies, Conditions in the People’s Republic of China