Residents of Emerald Street NE (between 13th/14/E/F streets) have been working to make their street a historic district. ANC 6A sponsored the historic district nomination. The DC Historic Preservation Office has accepted the Emerald Street Historic District nomination for filing and assigned it Case No.17-05. (Emerald Street HD nomination)
CHRS encourages residents to adhere to these best practices, which will contribute to the robust growth and general health of Capitol Hill’s public space trees.
In anticipation of the 60th anniversary of the Capitol Hill House and Garden Tour, the Society sponsored a photo contest – “The Capitol Hill Home” – entries were due February 25, 2017. winners Read more »
The D.C. Historic Preservation Office recently announced the launch of HistoryQuest DC, a GIS-based web map that provides historical data on approximately 127,000 extant buildings in Washington, D.C. The historic data is easily retrievable and can be queried and mapped, providing a new tool for illustrating the city’s building history and patterns of urban development.
Recently CHRS received several questions on what is an appropriate type of replacement door and where to buy one. Here are some ideas: Read more »
CHRS will host a free jewelry making activity in the Eastern Market North Hall from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Sunday, November 27. Read more »