LAB’s Project for The Wharf’s Waterfront Park Unveiled, Dedicated to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton

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Washington, DC, June 1, 2017 — Landscape Architecture Bureau LLC’s [LAB] project for The Wharf’s Waterfront Park was officially unveiled to the public in a ceremony that included its formal dedication to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, who was present to deliver remarks. Hoffman-Madison Waterfront, the partnership leading The Wharf redevelopment project, dedicated the park to recognize Norton for her work in passing her legislation, the Southwest Waterfront Redevelopment Act, which was signed into law in 2012, allowing the development of The Wharf to proceed.

LAB is the Architect of Record for this project with an entire range of facilities for an urban park situated on nearly four acres. They include: areas for seating and free-play; bocce courts; seating both shady and sunny; a large fountain; large glass and vine roofed pavilion; plaza to host neighborhood events; and extensive plantings.

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton with LABites (L-R) Jon Fitch, Joseph Chambers, and Mike Smith for The Wharf Waterfront Park Dedication

Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton with LABites (L-R) Jon Fitch, Joseph Chambers, and Mike Smith for The Wharf Waterfront Park Dedication

About LAB
Founded in 1991, Landscape Architecture Bureau [LAB] creates memorable landscapes and urban designs that are practical, sustainable and of lasting beauty. Our firm specializes in landscape architecture in highly urbanized contexts, while providing expertise in solving design problems in the public realm. The firm has gained a reputation for thoroughly exploring the possibilities of each project no matter its size, scope, or resources, resulting in spaces that satisfy their users and engage the senses. For more information, visit: www.LABinDC.com.

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Andrea C. Fitch, Principal-Business Development
703.217.8246 or email at: af@LABinDC.com
www.LABinDC.com

Washington, DC, June 1, 2017 — Landscape Architecture Bureau LLC’s project for The Wharf’s Waterfront Park was officially unveiled to the public in a ceremony that included its formal dedication to Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton.

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