The D.C. Historic Preservation Office recently announced the launch of HistoryQuest DC, a GIS-based web map that provides historical data on approximately 127,000 extant buildings in Washington, D.C. The historic data is easily retrievable and can be queried and mapped, providing a new tool for illustrating the city’s building history and patterns of urban development.
In anticipation of the 60th anniversary of the Capitol Hill House and Garden Tour, the Society is sponsoring a photo contest – “The Capitol Hill Home”. Entries due by February 10, 2017. Read more »
Recently CHRS received several questions on what is an appropriate type of replacement door and where to buy one. Here are some ideas: Read more »
CHRS will host a free jewelry making activity in the Eastern Market North Hall from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Sunday, November 27. Read more »
Matt Le Grant, the District’s Zoning Administrator, discussed the new zoning regulations on Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at Ebenezers Coffee House, 2nd and F Streets NE. slides Read more »
Washington Gas is installing ugly new and, obtrusive gas meters over the objection of homeowners. A loophole in the building permit law appears responsible. Read more »
Hilloween is an annual free street party outside of Eastern Market (7th Street SE from North Carolina Avenue to Pennsylvania Avenue SE). This year it took place on Friday, October 28, and featured a hay ride, face painting, crafts, a photo booth, music, and a lot more. Photos Read more »