Bernadette McMahon and Brian Kraft will present “Voices from our past – Researching oral histories of Capitol Hill“ Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at 6:45 pm. 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.
Read more »
It’s back — Live and In-Person!
Last year, our good neighbors, Naval Lodge No. 4 and the Jeanne, Phil Meg Team at Compass Realty created a virtual parade. But this year, it’s “for real” and CHRS will once again celebrate Independence Day by fielding a contingent in this beloved community tradition www.capitolhill4thparade.com. We’ll carry the CHRS banner and toss treats into the crowd. 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!
Read more »
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.
“Building with Mosaics ” with Jim Miller, originally planned for April 21, 2021, will be rescheduled for sometime this fall. We hope to see you then. Read more »