Recently Uncovered Streetcar Tracks

Posted on August 30, 2017

Excavation for the Virginia Avenue Tunnels has uncovered streetcar tracks. The following is an excerpt from the DC State Historic Preservation Office’s evaluation of potential historic significance. Read more »

Ironwork on the Capitol Dome – Membership Meeting

Posted on August 25, 2017

Seth Baum of Historical Arts and Casting, Inc. will expand on his May 2017 presentation on the firm’s work in the recent restoration/reconstruction of the Capitol Dome, Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE.  Read more »

House Expo 2017

Posted on July 25, 2017

On Sunday, October 22, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., CHRS will hold a free House Expo at the Eastern Market North Hall, featuring over 30 home service exhibitors.  Vendor registrations are still being accepted. photos from the 2016 event  Read more »

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