Marines begin Environmental Impact Statement for new barracks

Posted on April 10, 2015

The Marine Barracks Washington proposal to replace their barracks building (BEQ) at 8th and I Streets, SE with a new BEQ is now in the Environmental Impact stage and a draft EIS has been issued.  There will be a public meeting at Tyler School, 1001 G St. SE, on April 22, 2015, 5:30-8:30 pm.  Additional information:

April Preservation Cafe – Capitol Hill Monuments

Posted on April 10, 2015

The April 16, 2015 Preservation Cafe will feature conservator and Capitol Hill neighbor, Justine P. Bello. She will speak about the history, context, conservation and construction of various public monuments across Capitol Hill, from the relatively modest sculpture of Nathanael Greene in Stanton Park to the mighty Grant Memorial to the contentious “Swamp Fox” statue planned for Marion Park.

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Talks from the 60th Anniversary Celebration at St. Mark’s

Posted on February 10, 2015

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 posted here. Read more »

CHRS Celebrates 60 Years

Posted on February 6, 2015

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 »

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