Photo Contest

Posted on December 6, 2017

In anticipation of the 61st anniversary of the Mothers Day House and Garden Tour (May 12 & 13), the Society is sponsoring a photo contest – “The Capitol Hill Home” – entries are due March 2, 2018.  2017winners Read more »

Heritage Project Showcase

Posted on November 30, 2017

Join Humanities DC , grantees and partners including the DC Office of Planning/Historic Preservation Office at the annual DC Community Heritage Project Showcase and Symposium, Tuesday, December 5 from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives (1201 17th St. NW; Farragut North Metro). Read more »

Shotgun House Revisited – Preservation Cafe

Posted on October 30, 2017

Back by popular demand, Ruth Trocolli,the DC Historic Preservation Office’s District Archaeologist, and her associates, were the featured speakers on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Northeast Library.  Slide show from the event. Read more »

Hilloween 2017

Posted on October 24, 2017

Hilloween is an annual free street party outside of Eastern Market. This year, it took place on October 27, and CHRS once again hosted a children’s activity table with beads to string, and an avalanche of  CHRS swag -pencils, lip gloss, trick-or-treat bags and safety lights.  Photos posted. Read more »

Warren Street – Walking Tour

Posted on September 27, 2017

Tennessee Avenue, Warren and C Streets NE – These streets have it all — fascinating history, famous architects, excellent architecture, including tiny houses, and all nearby. Read more »

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