Capitol Hill’s Long Tradition of Community Activism

Posted on January 13, 2015

By Lucinda Prout Janke

Capitol Hill residents have a long history of activism. From its earliest days as a fledgling neighborhood, more than one actually, in the federal capital established in 1790, its inhabitants have proven activist and even a bit feisty. Read more »

CHRS Celebrates 60 Years

Posted on January 12, 2015

Happy Birthday to us! January 28, 2015 marks the 60th birthday of CHRS. All members are invited to attend a birthday party that evening at 6:45 pm in Baxter Hall at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 3rd and A Streets SE. Long-time Hill residents have been  invited to share their memories – and cake will be served! Read more »

Preservation Topics in Hill Rag

Posted on January 6, 2015

During the Society’s 60th Birthday year, the Hill Rag is running a series of articles detailing our long history of  community preservation.

January 2015 – A Look at Capitol Hill Restoration Society’s Early History by John Muller
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Maryland Avenue, NE – DDOT study

Posted on December 10, 2014

DDOT is conducting a study to improve pedestrian, bicycle, and vehicle safety on Maryland Avenue, and has met with ANC 6C and the community.  DDOT’s October 2014 report Read more »

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