We’re pleased to announce that we are offering two fan-favorites from the Mother’s Day Tour of Tours – plus two new tours, requested by attendees – on September 11 and 12, 2021. Reservations are available through Eventbrite. Additional tours will be offered in November. The last tour sold out. So, if you want to go (and we hope you do!) don’t delay in confirming your plans.
Photos: Live and In-Person! Back to normal only better! It felt great to have an in-person 4th of July Parade on Capitol Hill. Read more »
Capitol Hill is home to many dazzling (some, quite literally) works of art, painted on the exteriors of homes and businesses. Some murals are well known to the community – others may be familiar only to their immediate neighbors or have been recently added, including a tribute to Sally Ride, Kamala Harris and Ruth Bader Ginsberg at 422 15th St. SE.
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Bernadette McMahon and Brian Kraft presented “Voices from our past – Researching oral histories of Capitol Hill“ Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Read more »
In anticipation of the 64th 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: Congratulations to Robert Weinstein Stephen Morris and Stephanie Cavanaugh. Special mention: Nathaniel Liu. View photos… Read more »
Justine Bello, Architectural Conservator, presented “Adaptive Reuse of Our Alley Buildings” May 19, 2021. Here is a link to a map of repurposed alley buildings.
A few photos of our 2021 Mother’s Day Tour of Tours – a guided walking tour extravaganza!
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Our guided tours (May 8 & 9) are over – for the moment. We appreciate the support of the Capitol Hill community and plan to offer guided walking tours in the months to come. The next tours are scheduled for the weekend of September 11 & 12. While you’re waiting, check out these self-guided tours:
Historic Sites Tour, Mural Tour, and our #StayatHomeHouseTour. Or check out Tour of Tours event photos.