Photos taken by homeowners, Mindy Turbov and Loraine Heckenberg, on F Street Terrace and Archibald Walk during the 2016 House & Garden Tour. A film crew from WETA filmed the festivities for a documentary on DC neighborhoods. Read more »
To mark the DC Preservation League’s 45th Anniversary, the organization honored individuals, corporations, and projects that have made a catalytic contribution to the city’s civic and cultural legacy. The Capitol Hill Restoration Society received an award for its “advocacy, education, community outreach efforts and for its early and sustained contributions to preservation efforts in Washington DC” at the 45th Anniversary Celebration on May 14, 2016. Read more »
Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 4 to 7 p.m. and Sunday, May 8, 2016 from noon- 5 p.m. One ticket is good for both days. Read More
To repoint, or not to repoint: that is the question! Mortar may be the most over-looked and under-appreciated aspect of your row house. Architectural conservator Justine Posluszny Bello discussed mortar and repointing fundamentals for the Capitol Hill homeowner at a Preservation Café, Thursday, April 21, 2016, at Ebenezers Coffeehouse. Read more »
How to retain affordable housing and its contribution to maintaining character of place
CHRS supports the appeal by ANC 6C regarding the issuance of a building permit for an addition to 518 6th Street NE, BZA 19207. Text of letter to Office of Zoning.
Local Contractor Gary Barnhart discussed structure, maintenance and replacement of roofs, Thursday, March 17, 2016. Read more »