Emerald Street NE Historic District

Posted on May 26, 2017

Residents of Emerald Street, NE (13th/14th/E/F streets)  sought a historic district to protect their street. ANC 6A sponsored the application, which CHRS supported. Read more »

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 »

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