Photo Contest 2022

Posted on January 20, 2022

In anticipation of the 65th anniversary of the Mothers Day Tour, the Society is holding a photo contest – “The Capitol Hill Home” – entries are due Sunday, March 13, 2022.  But don’t wait ’til the last minute! Read more »

Guided Walking Tours – March 2022

Posted on January 19, 2022

Frame houses on the Architecture tour

We will offer guided walking tours on March 26 & 27, 2022.  Reservations can made through Eventbrite beginning February 12.

Thanks to the community for keeping CHRS part of Capitol Hill for 66 years! If you haven’t yet, please become a member.

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Removing Permastone – 1017 C St. SE

Posted on November 16, 2021

You may have noticed the work underway at 1017 C St. SE and wondered “what’s up”… The owners are restoring the facade, removing the Permastone that was installed in 1956.  Read more »

House Expo 2021

Posted on October 25, 2021

On October 30, CHRS held a free House Expo at the Eastern Market North Hall, featuring a wide variety of home service exhibitors and representatives of city agencies.

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Hilloween – 2021

Posted on October 25, 2021

Hilloween is an annual free street party outside of Eastern Market. On  October 29, we set up our table with CHRS-theme swag.  It’s wonderful to resume this well-loved community tradition! Many thanks to the organizers! (photos) Read more »

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  • Promoting House Expo at HilloweenPromoting House Expo at Hilloween
  • Library of Congress, Hollywood on the Hill TourLibrary of Congress, Hollywood on the Hill Tour
  • Artists at Home, Mother's Day 2021Artists at Home, Mother's Day 2021
  • Join Joe and Kamala on the Tour of Tours!Join Joe and Kamala on the Tour of Tours!
  • Installation of Emerald St. Historic District signsInstallation of Emerald St. Historic District signs
  • Hilloween 2019Hilloween 2019
  • Hiloween 2019Hiloween 2019
  • House Expo 2019House Expo 2019
  • Panel discussion with John Hillegass, 2019 Dick Wolf WinnerPanel discussion with John Hillegass, 2019 Dick Wolf Winner
  • Attendees at the 2018 House ExpoAttendees at the 2018 House Expo
  • House Expo 2016, D0EE boothHouse Expo 2016, D0EE booth
  • Christine Ames, 2018 winner of the Dick Wolf PrizeChristine Ames, 2018 winner of the Dick Wolf Prize
  • Beautiful Emerald Street - now a Historic DistrictBeautiful Emerald Street - now a Historic District
  • 2017 Dick Wolf Lecture2017 Dick Wolf Lecture
  • Enjoying the sun at 500 E. Capitol St. NE - 2017 House TourEnjoying the sun at 500 E. Capitol St. NE - 2017 House Tour
  • Yummy treats and beads to string - Halloween 2016Yummy treats and beads to string - Halloween 2016
  • CHRS received DCPL's 45th Anniversary Award CHRS received DCPL's 45th Anniversary Award
  • House Tour 2017House Tour 2017
  • Tiny House residents celebrate a successful house tourTiny House residents celebrate a successful house tour
  • Mike Pangia in his Model A Ford RoadsterMike Pangia in his Model A Ford Roadster
  • 2016 Dick Wolf Prize winner Brook Hill2016 Dick Wolf Prize winner Brook Hill
  • Hilloween at the Eastern MarketHilloween at the Eastern Market
  • CHRS Contingent - Capitol Hill July 4th Parade 2015CHRS Contingent - Capitol Hill July 4th Parade 2015
  • Inaugural Dick Wolf Lecture, audienceInaugural Dick Wolf Lecture, audience
  • Patrick Crowley, Stephen Ayers (Architect of the Capitol), and Mamie Bittner - 6oth Anniversary PartyPatrick Crowley, Stephen Ayers (Architect of the Capitol), and Mamie Bittner - 6oth Anniversary Party
  • Outreach activities at Barracks Row DayOutreach activities at Barracks Row Day
  • Beth Purcell explains brick coursing Beth Purcell explains brick coursing
  • Wolf Lecture panel: Peter Byrne, Con Hitchcock, Bill King, Tersh BoasbergWolf Lecture panel: Peter Byrne, Con Hitchcock, Bill King, Tersh Boasberg
  • CHRS contingent in Capitol Hill July 4 paradeCHRS contingent in Capitol Hill July 4 parade

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