Parcel 9 | Amaris | Project Overview


Amaris (Parcel 9) is an 96 unit luxury condominium sited on the east side of The Wharf DC. The center jewel in the Wharf's crown will include approximately 16,000 square feet of ground floor retail, and is positioned in front of M Street Landing.

Amaris Parcel 9 The Wharf

Developer

Hoffman-Madison-Marquette as Hoffman-Struever Waterfront, LLC

Architect

Parcel 9: Rafael Vinoly Architects

Public spaces & Marina: STUDIOS Architecture, Hollwich Kushner, S9 Architecture, Wolf | Josey and Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates

Contractor

Donohoe Construction

Status

Under construction, sales begin late May 2021

Delivery

Early 2023

Pricing

One Bedrooms from the $700s

Two bedrooms + starting at $1.5M

Address

601 Wharf Street SW, Washington DC 20024

Location

Amaris (Parcel 9) is located at the corner of 7th Street SW and Water Street SW.

The Wharf development project is loosely bounded by the pier head line of the Washington Channel of the Potomac River on the southwest and Maine Avenue on the northeast between 6th and 11th Streets.

Phase 2 PUD contains the principal land side buildings and structures located on Parcels 6–10 of the project, including Amaris (Parcel 9), two below-grade parking structures, three principal waterside buildings known as WB1, WB2, and WB3, and the completion of the Wharf Marina.

Phase 2 PUD also includes various landside and waterside accessory structures and kiosks; public areas and open spaces, and several improvements to public and private streets and alleys. The land side portion of the Phase 2 PUD is located in Record Lot 89 of Square 473, and includes Assessment & Taxation (“A&T”) Lots 878, 881, and 921, which collectively comprise approximately 322,738 square feet of land area. The waterside portion of the Phase 2 PUD includes A&T Lots 887 and 888, which collectively comprise approximately 666,683 square feet of water frontage.


Amaris (Parcel9) Details


Amaris is an ultra-luxury 12 story, 96 unit condominium with ground floor retail. It will be the sole and final condominium in The Wharf’s Phase II development. Meaning "eternally lovely" in Greek, Amaris holds the prime waterfront position at The Wharf and its name references the "wellness" theme of the project. Planned for the highly staffed, amenity-rich condominium are a mix of one bedroom and one bedroom + den units, two bedroom units, two bedroom + den units, three bedroom units and two prize 4 bedroom units offering spaces up to 4,000 SF. All units will come with parking and private outdoor spaces, per plan, according to the developer. The largest residences are located along the north and south ends of the tower, featuring views of the Potomac River, Washington Monument, and Jefferson Memorial. The tower portion of the building is designed to offer superior views overall due to its height of 130 feet. It will be the tallest building on the Wharf’s east side, sited adjacent to open public space at M Street Landing.

Construction And Sales Updates


Construction and Sales updates for the the Amaris (Parcel 9).


  • The project is named Amaris
  • Amaris construction is underway, in the framing stage
  • Floor plan breakdown has changed, 4 bedroom units added
  • Sales beginning in May 2021

  • As yet unnamed
  • No start date at this time
  • Ground broken on the final phase of The Wharf

Amaris Design Details


Designed by Rafael Viñoly Architects, the curved form of Amaris maximizes views and allows deep daylight exposure to each residence. The building overlooks the new M Street Landing Park. A podium section covers the full site on first and second floors. A straight, narrow, mass on the west side houses levels three through five and completes the base of the building. The entrance to Amaris is located in the podium, which will also contain retail spaces on the ground floor, residences and amenities on the second and third floors, and residences on the fourth and fifth floors. The twelve-story tower portion of the building curves over the east side of the podium housing the majority of Parcel 9's residential units. The stepped façade along the east and west elevations allows maximum flexibility of interior unit layouts and its curved-glass guardrail system along continuous balconies provides unobstructed views from residences.

From Design Boom:


"As a nod to the waterfront location, the design alludes to waves and water-like movement through the building’s curved shape and use of light. while the overriding geometry of the neighborhood sympathetically follows the city’s orthogonal grid, Amaris serves as the terminus, breaking free from that geometry to acknowledge its park setting and the expansive views into and out of the wharf."

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