District’s Department of Energy and Environment (DOEE) and DC Office of Planning (OP) will present the District’s new Sustainability Guidelines on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 6:30 p.m.
The 2018 Dick Wolf Lecture “New Discoveries at the Shotgun House Archaeology Project ” will be presented at Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018. The lecture will be preceded by a brief membership meeting at 6:45 p.m. Read more »
In anticipation of the 61st 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 17, 2018 (deadline has been extended). 2017winners Read more »
Capitol Hill Village presents “Vietnam – Veterans’ Experiences” Monday, March 5, 2018, 7-8 p.m. at the Northeast Library, 330 Seventh St. NE.
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On January 11, 2018, CHRS testified before the Council against DDOT’s (and EventsDC’s) proposed “Park Drive” on the west bank of the Anacostia River. The Anacostia Riverwalk Trail runs 20 miles along the river, passing near Barney Circle and RFK Stadium. It’s an amazing resource. But DDOT proposes to build a “Park Drive” for vehicles, paralleling the Riverwalk Trail. Read more »
Back by popular demand, Ruth Trocolli,the DC Historic Preservation Office’s District Archaeologist, and her associates, were the featured speakers on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Northeast Library. Slide show from the event. Read more »
Hilloween is an annual free street party outside of Eastern Market. This year, it took place on October 27, and CHRS once again hosted a children’s activity table with beads to string, and an avalanche of CHRS swag -pencils, lip gloss, trick-or-treat bags and safety lights. Photos posted. Read more »
The DC Historic Preservation Office has prepared a study of alley buildings: stables, carriage houses, garages, and workshops. HPOAlleySurvey092017