The Waterfront is just south of the . In addition to beautiful views of the Washington Channel, which separates the parkland on Hains Point with the land contiguous with the National Mall, this neighborhood includes great seafood, restaurants, bars, sports stadiums, entertainment options and boat excursions.
Photo: dbking, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is a soccer-specific stadium in in It is the home stadium for the Major League Soccer team D.C. Photo: Rainclaw7, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is a granite statue in southwest , that honors the men who gave their lives so that women and children might be saved during the RMS Titanic disaster. Photo: AgnosticPreachersKid, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is an institution of higher education funded by the United States Department of Defense, intended to facilitate high-level education, training, and professional development of national security leaders.

Photo: Staeiou, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a venerable neighborhood just east of the Capitol building, best known as the main residence in the city for the legislative and judicial branches of the U.S. government, and for the staffers who run the place. Photo: Diliff, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is the southwestern quadrant of Washington, D.C., the capital of the , and is located south of the and west of South Capitol Street. Photo: Egunt07, CC BY 3.0.


38.8741° or 38° 52' 26.9" north
-77.0171° or 77° 1' 1.5" west
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Also Known As

  • Chinese: 西南水岸
  • English: Southwest Waterfront
  • French: Southwest Waterfront
  • Hebrew: שכונת ווטרפראנט
  • Japanese: サウスウェスト・ウォータフロント (ワシントンD.C.)
  • South Azerbaijani: سوتوزت واترفرونت

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