FAQs on Historic Districts

Posted on October 26, 2014

In response to questions from the community about historic districts, CHRS asked the DC Historic Preservation Office to provide FAQs concerning historic districts.  Here is their response: Read more »

DC Preservation League Mayoral Candidate Historic Preservation Questionnaire

Posted on October 22, 2014

The DC Preservation League, with the input from its partners, put forth a questionnaire to the 2014 candidates for DC Mayor to gain insight on their views on critical issues affecting the preservation, protection, and economic reuse of the city’s built heritage. Ten questions and  answers are posted at:


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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