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Capitol Hill July 4 Parade – 2024

Posted on June 16, 2024

CHRS Contingent, 2023

It’s that time of year again! The Jeanne Phil Meg Team at Compass Real Estate is organizing the traditional Capitol Hill July 4th Parade!  As in past years, CHRS will field a contingent.   Read more »

Historic Preservation Office – Community Forum

Posted on May 27, 2024

Steve Callcott, Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer, will give a presentation and answer questions on June 17, 2024, 6:30 pm at Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Ave SE.  Free, handicapped accessible, and the public is  encouraged to attend. No reservations needed. Read more »

100 Years of Eastern High School – Preservation Cafe

Posted on May 26, 2024

Story of Our Schools Exhibit

Jen Harris, Executive Director and Founder, and Erin Roth, Development Director, The Story of Our Schools presented a free, virtual Preservation Café “100 Years of Eastern High School”  May 28, 2024.  The presentation was recorded. The Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) unanimously designated Eastern High School as a historic landmark on the DC Inventory of Historic Sites: Historic Eastern High School Landmark Nomination.

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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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  • House Expo 2021 House Expo 2021
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  • Library of Congress, Hollywood on the Hill Tour Library of Congress, Hollywood on the Hill Tour
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  • Installation of Emerald St. Historic District signs Installation of Emerald St. Historic District signs
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  • House Expo 2019 House Expo 2019
  • Panel discussion with John Hillegass, 2019 Dick Wolf Winner Panel discussion with John Hillegass, 2019 Dick Wolf Winner
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  • House Expo 2016, D0EE booth House Expo 2016, D0EE booth
  • Christine Ames, 2018 winner of the Dick Wolf Prize Christine Ames, 2018 winner of the Dick Wolf Prize
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  • Tiny House residents celebrate a successful house tour Tiny House residents celebrate a successful house tour
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  • 2016 Dick Wolf Prize winner Brook Hill 2016 Dick Wolf Prize winner Brook Hill
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  • CHRS Contingent - Capitol Hill July 4th Parade 2015 CHRS Contingent - Capitol Hill July 4th Parade 2015
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  • Wolf Lecture panel: Peter Byrne, Con Hitchcock, Bill King, Tersh Boasberg Wolf Lecture panel: Peter Byrne, Con Hitchcock, Bill King, Tersh Boasberg
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