Solar Power on Capitol Hill – Preservation Cafe

Posted on April 10, 2018

Reducing use of fossil fuels and switching to renewable energy sources is an important part of Sustainable DC initiatives. On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Yesenia Riviera gave an overview of technical and financial aspects of photovoltaic (PV) installations, and  how these intersect with historic preservation issues throughout the city, especially on Capitol Hill. Read more »

Duddington Place Walking Tour

Posted on April 1, 2018

Guided, outdoor, mini-tours of Duddington Place SE will be included in the 2018 House and Garden Tour, Saturday, May 12 at 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 13 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.  Read more »

Photo Contest – The Capitol Hill Home

Posted on March 21, 2018

And the winner is…..

The Capitol Hill Restoration Society is delighted to announce the winners of the photo contest celebrating the 61st Anniversary of our Mothers Day House and Garden Tour.  Read more »

CHRS urges Council to keep Anacostia’s west bank road-free

Posted on January 12, 2018

On January 11, 2018, CHRS testified before the Council against DDOT’s (and EventsDC’s) proposed “Park Drive” on the west bank of the Anacostia River.  The Anacostia Riverwalk Trail runs 20 miles along the river, passing near Barney Circle and RFK Stadium. It’s an amazing resource. But DDOT proposes to build a “Park Drive” for vehicles, paralleling the Riverwalk Trail.  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 »

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