We believe that the owner of the shotgun house at 1229 E Street, SE has engaged in demolition by neglect by failing to maintain the building, and as a result, has blighted the surrounding neighborhood for a number of years. Read more »
Public meetings presenting Capitol Hill history “beyond the boundaries” and the potential of expanding the Capitol Hill Historic District. ANC 6A area: Wednesday, November 5, 6:45 – 8:30 pm, Maury Elementary School, 13th and Constitution Avenue, NE. Read more »
Frager’s Hardware of Capitol Hill has reached an agreement with Roadside Development, LLC, a District based developer, to purchase its property at 1101-1117 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, on Capitol Hill. After development, Frager’s will return as their anchor tenant under a long-term lease.
CHRS hosted a booth with activities for children to enjoy while we shared our mission with the adults. Read more »
Marty O’Brien, Chief Operating Officer of Casey Trees, presented “Valuing our Unique Urban Forest” on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 7 pm at HillCenter, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE. CHRS members reviewed and approved the FY 2014-2015 budget prior to the presentation. Read more »
In July 2014 DCRA and HPO inspected the building at 1229 E Street, SE and determined that the building is still salvageable. On September 18, 2014, the HPRB voted to deny the property owner’s request to raze the shotgun house. DCRA is seeking bids from contractors to stabilize the building.
The Breweries of Capitol Hill was the topic of a Preservation Cafe, September 17, 2014 from 6:30- 7 p.m. at Ebenezers Coffee House, 2nd & F Sts. NE. Read more »
The Hill Rag published three articles on preservation issues in the September 2014 issue.