Do we need more objective criteria for evaluating demolition permits for historic properties? That question will be addressed in a variety of ways at the inaugural Dick Wolf Memorial Lecture on Friday, March 27, 2015, 7 p.m. at HillCenter, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE. Note: A brief membership meeting will precede the lecture at 6:45 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Read more »
On January 28, 2015, we celebrated our 60th anniversary in the newly renovated parish hall at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Over 100 members and guests attended, and were treated to music, food, cake, and reminiscences about some of CHRS’s victories in past decades by members who took part. Photos of the event are Photos Read more »
Happy Birthday to us! January 28, 2015 marked the 60th birthday of CHRS.
In celebration, a series of articles will run in the Hill Rag, outlining our long history of community preservation.
Additional articles have been commissioned to run in our newsletter. Read more »
Rebecca Sheir, Host of the program “Metro Connection,” on WAMU aired an interview with long-time CHRS member and Hill resident Hazel Kreinheder and CHRS President Lisa Dale Jones on February 6, 2015. That segment is part of a full hour of stories about living on Capitol Hill. Other segments include an appreciation of Steve Cymrot and a look at Reservation 13.
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 »
During the Society’s 60th Birthday year, the Hill Rag is running a series of articles detailing our long history of community preservation.