Terrace Court Walking Tour

Posted on May 15, 2017

A walking tour of Terrace Court NE was included in the 2017 House and Garden Tour.  The court is inside the block bounded by 2nd, 3rd, A and East Capitol Streets NE and includes eight alley dwellings constructed in 1889. Terrace Ct Handout

Antique or Modern – Preservation Cafe

Posted on March 4, 2017

Is that transom over your door a 1890s treasure or a 1980s addition? Can’t tell your cast iron from your mild steel? And what color did people paint their houses in the 1920s, anyway? The March 15, 2017 Preservation Café featured local architectural conservator and Capitol Hill resident, Justine P. Bello, speaking on the topic “Antique or Modern: Identifying Original Architectural Details in Your Home.”  Read more »

Historic District Conversation

Posted on March 3, 2017

The Friends of Kingman Park Civic Association invite the public to attend an “Informational Panel on Historic Districts, Saturday, March 11, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at St. Coletta of Greater Washington, 1910 Independence Ave. SE. Read more »

2017 Photo Contest Winners

Posted on March 2, 2017

In anticipation of the 60th anniversary of the Capitol Hill House and Garden Tour, the Society sponsored a photo contest – “The Capitol Hill Home”. We are pleased to announce the winners: Steve Fall, 1st place; Jane Hoffman, 2nd place; Oscar Alvarez, 3rd place; Robert Weinstein, 4th place. View photos…

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