Our free, 3-D, #StayAtHome House Tour is on view now. The Tour is going virtual! We can’t safely present an in-person tour due to the pandemic. But we’ve never skipped a year since the tradition began 63 years ago and we’re not going to start now. Nine houses are included, each a delight. Read more »
New additions! In anticipation of our first-ever Virtual House and Garden Tour, we are collecting mini cell phone videos (< 2 min) of neighbors talking about some feature of their home that they think would be of particular interest or that they’re particularly fond of. Read more »
Whose Land is it Anyway? The Public Squares and Parks of Capitol Hill
On Wednesday, September 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm, Justine Bello, an Architectural Conservator, will discuss this important topic at our first-ever virtual Preservation Cafe. Read more »
To celebrate Capitol Hill’s rich and diverse history, we’ve arranged a self-guided walking tour of 46 sites, a small sampling of the hundreds of other cultural treasures available to enjoy. Read more »
Ta-Dah! The Photo Scavenger Hunt is now “live”! Read more »
Sadly, an in-person parade was not possible this year. But our good neighbors, Naval Lodge No. 4 and the Jeanne, Phil Meg Team at Compass Realty, weren’t about to let lapse one of our cherished community traditions – the Capitol Hill 4th of July Parade. They solicited and assembled video clips from the organizations that participate annually, to create this virtual parade. The CHRS contingent appears at 1:30. Many thanks to the event organizers!
A new feature of the DC Historic Preservation Office’s HistoryQuest DC building permit GIS mapping tool is a Time Slider that graphically displays the physical built development in the District of Columbia. Read more »