On Tuesday, September 16, the U.S. Marine Band’s historian, Gunnery Sergeant Kira Wharton, will deliver an Overbeck History Lecture on the renowned band’s origins at the end of the 18th century and its long and colorful history in the Capitol Hill neighborhood. Read more on “A History of the U.S. Marine Band – Overbeck Lecture” »
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 on “Threats to people and buildings from Virginia Avenue Tunnel reconstruction” »
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 on “Valuing our Unique Urban Forest/CHRS Membership Meeting” »
CHRS declines to support “carriage house” at 1001 South Carolina Avenue, SE, based on neighbors’ opposition and inadequate plans. Read more on “1001 South Carolina Ave SE, HPA 14-359″ »
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 “Public Space” »
The Anacostia Watershed Society is hosting Paddle Nights each Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5-7:30 pm at five locations Read more on “Paddle Nights on the Anacostia” »
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”.