1229 E Street SE – “Shotgun House”

Posted on October 17, 2014

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 »

Beyond the Boundaries – ANC 6A

Posted on October 9, 2014

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 »

Future of Frager’s

Posted on September 26, 2014

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.

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Barracks Row Day 2014

Posted on September 25, 2014

CHRS hosted a booth with activities for children to enjoy while we shared our mission with the adults.    Read more »

Valuing our Unique Urban Forest/CHRS Membership Meeting

Posted on September 20, 2014

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 »

Update on 1229 E Street, SE (the shotgun house)

Posted on September 19, 2014

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.

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