Is that transom over your door a 1890s treasure or a 1980s addition? Can’t tell your cast iron from your mild steel? And what color did people paint their houses in the 1920s, anyway? Learn more on Wednesday March 15, 6:30-8 p.m., at the Northeast Library, 330 7th St. NE. Read more »
Kelsey Robertson, winner of the 2017 Dick Wolf Prize, will present Historic Districts & Climate Change: examining the vulnerability of the District’s historic districts to sea level rise, Friday, March 24, 2017, 7 p.m., at Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE.
CSX requested community input regarding the redesign of the Virginia Avenue Park at a meeting held at Capitol Quarter Community Center, 1000 5th St. SE, on February 4, 2017. Proposal
Residents of Emerald Street NE (between 13th/14/E/F streets) have been working to make their street a historic district. ANC 6A sponsored the historic district nomination. The DC Historic Preservation Office has accepted the Emerald Street Historic District nomination for filing and assigned it Case No.17-05. (Emerald Street HD nomination)
CHRS encourages residents to adhere to these best practices, which will contribute to the robust growth and general health of Capitol Hill’s public space trees.
In anticipation of the 60th anniversary of the Capitol Hill House and Garden Tour, the Society is sponsoring a photo contest – “The Capitol Hill Home”. Prize: 2 Tour tickets. Entries due by February 25, 2017. (note deadline has been extended) Read more »
The D.C. Historic Preservation Office recently announced the launch of HistoryQuest DC, a GIS-based web map that provides historical data on approximately 127,000 extant buildings in Washington, D.C. The historic data is easily retrievable and can be queried and mapped, providing a new tool for illustrating the city’s building history and patterns of urban development.