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Mothers Day House & Garden Tour

Posted on April 24, 2024

The 2024 Mothers Day House & Garden Tour – the 67th annual  – will be held Saturday, May 11 (4-7 pm) & Sunday, May 12 (1-5pm). This two-day event features nine beautiful homes and gardens, and three interesting semi-public buildings, all within the Capitol Hill Historic District.
Tickets ($40 in advance; $50 weekend of) and additional information are available through Eventbrite.
Tickets sold out last year. Consider becoming a member – to get early opportunities to buy tickets (and  a discount).

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100 Years of Eastern High School – Preservation Cafe

Posted on April 23, 2024

Story of Our Schools Exhibit

Jen Harris, Executive Director and Founder, and Erin Roth, Development Director, The Story of Our Schools will present a free, virtual Preservation Café “100 Years of Eastern High School,” Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 6:30 pm.

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Guided Walking Tours – June 2024

Posted on April 23, 2024

CHRS will offer guided outdoor walking tours on Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2, 2024. The focus will be on Capitol Hill Alleys. Tickets ($15) available through Eventbrite.  Tours often sell out, so don’t delay in making your reservations.

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Hidden Alleyways of Capitol Hill – Preservation Cafe

Posted on April 22, 2024

Trinidad Boys Club

Kim Prothro Williams presented a free, virtual Preservation Café “Hidden Alleyways of Capitol Hill,” April 23, 2024. She is the author of “Hidden Alleyways of DC: A History,” published by Georgetown University Press and available at East City Bookshop.
The presentation was recorded. Want to learn more about alleys? Sign up for a tour.

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CHRS Statement about Pacci’s Trattoria Zoning Case

Posted on March 11, 2024

A message from CHRS President, Angie Schmidt: We know that there is a lot of concern about a zoning matter involving one of our neighborhood restaurants, Pacci’s Trattoria. CHRS is not opposed to the business of Pacci’s and wish it, and all our other neighborhood businesses, much success, as they are important members of our community. The CHRS Zoning Committee strives to be unbiased and consistent in its opinions, and its role is one of guidance and advice.  Read more »

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