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Posted on April 21, 2015

DDOT issued Departmental Order No. 1-2014, April 30, 2014 in response to concerns raised by CHRS and others specifically about Reservation 266, but the Policy applies to all pocket parks under DDOT control.  DDOT has since proposed Regulations that would implement this policy. Comments due May 2, 2015. Read more »

Marines begin Environmental Impact Statement for new barracks

Posted on April 10, 2015

The Marine Barracks Washington proposal to replace their barracks building (BEQ) at 8th and I Streets, SE with a new BEQ is now in the Environmental Impact stage and a draft EIS has been issued.  There will be a public meeting at Tyler School, 1001 G St. SE, on April 22, 2015, 5:30-8:30 pm.  Additional information: www.mbweis.com.

April Preservation Cafe – Capitol Hill Monuments

Posted on April 10, 2015

The April 16, 2015 Preservation Cafe will feature conservator and Capitol Hill neighbor, Justine P. Bello. She will speak about the history, context, conservation and construction of various public monuments across Capitol Hill, from the relatively modest sculpture of Nathanael Greene in Stanton Park to the mighty Grant Memorial to the contentious “Swamp Fox” statue planned for Marion Park.

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