In anticipation of the 62nd anniversary of the Mothers Day House and Garden Tour (May 12 & 13), the Society is sponsoring a photo contest – “The Capitol Hill Home” – entries are due March 4, 2019. 2018 winners 2017 winners Read more »
For the past three years CHRS has participated in an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) undertaken by the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) for the expansion of the Union Station Rail Terminal. Read more »
A word of thanks to our supporters: We count on your assistance in keeping Capitol Hill the vibrant, beautiful historic neighborhood we all love.
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Below is text and illustrations from a paper by Nancy Metzger delineating, describing and documenting spaces surrounding buildings in the Capitol Hill Historic District. The complete paper, which maintains the original formatting, is available for download in .pdf format: StreetscapeSpacesNancyMetzger112018. Read more »
Hilloween is an annual free street party outside of Eastern Market. On October 26, CHRS again hosted a children’s activity table with beads to string, and an avalanche of CHRS swag -pencils, lip balm, trick-or-treat bags. Photos! Read more »
Beginning with the September 2018 issue of the Hill Rag, CHRS Communications Chair, Nina Tristani, will write a column answering readers’ questions about the history of Capitol Hill buildings and other landmarks. Look for it near the “Changing Hands” Real Estate section. To propose a topic, contact Nina at firstname.lastname@example.org. Read more »