The DC Preservation League, with the input from its partners, put forth a questionnaire to the 2014 candidates for DC Mayor to gain insight on their views on critical issues affecting the preservation, protection, and economic reuse of the city’s built heritage. Ten questions and answers are posted at:
In September 2014, the National Park Service and District of Columbia approved a plan to address contamination in the soil in the area southeast of Water Street, beneath and east of the 11th Street Bridge.
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Dr. Ruth Trocolli, City Archaeologist with the Historic Preservation Office, was the featured speaker Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Read more »
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 »