The Breweries of Capitol Hill was the topic of a Preservation Cafe, September 17, 2014 from 6:30- 7 p.m. at Ebenezers Coffee House, 2nd & F Sts. NE. Read more »
The Hill Rag published three articles on preservation issues in the September 2014 issue.
Over 14,000 loaded dump trucks to move through Capitol Hill
Tunnel reconstruction will result in adverse effects including vibration that will irritate people and threaten buildings in the Capitol Hill Historic District. Read more »
Mark Buscaino of Casey Trees will present “Valuing our Unique Urban Forest” on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 7 pm at HillCenter, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. CHRS members will review and approve the FY 2014-2015 budget prior to the presentation. Read more »
CHRS declines to support “carriage house” at 1001 South Carolina Avenue, SE, based on neighbors’ opposition and inadequate plans. Read more »
DDOT issued Departmental Order No. 1-2014, April 30, 2014 in response to concerns raised by CHRS and others specifically about Reservation 266, but the Policy applies to all pocket parks under DDOT control. DDOT has since proposed Regulations that would implement this policy. Read more »
On June 11, 2014, DDOT issued a statement reversing its position on Public Parking, emphasizing that the park is a “publicly accessibly neighborhood amenity for all to enjoy”.
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 »