Archive for April, 2013

Preservation Cafe – April 17, 2013

Posted on April 23rd, 2013 by Elizabeth Nelson

Wednesday April 17, 6:30-7:15 pm  Please join us for “Garden Design for Small Yards”.

Friday May 3: Housing Symposium at Hill Center

Posted on April 17th, 2013 by Elizabeth Nelson

CHRS is pleased to be a sponsor of “Addressing the Future: Housing Options on Capitol Hill” presented by Capitol Hill Village. Join Sharon Ambrose, architects, financial experts and others who will address options for independent living. Admission free. Details: CHV Housing Symposium 4-13

Restoring Historic Iron Work – Preservation Cafe

Posted on April 16th, 2013 by Elizabeth Nelson

Fred Mashack, owner of Fred Mashack Ironworks, was the presenter at the March 2013 Preservation Café.

May 11-12: Capitol Hill House and Garden Tour

Posted on April 11th, 2013 by maxkukoy

Join us for our 56th annual tour on Mothers Day Weekend.  “In the Shadow of the Capitol: Old Traditions, New Beginnings”. 12 remarkable homes on a walkable 1.2 mile route through one of Capitol Hill’s oldest neighborhoods, between First, Third, C and South Carolina, SE. See More Information.  Or, click on the large House and Garden […]

CSX Tunnel

Posted on April 5th, 2013 by maxkukoy

CHRS 106 Comments on the Virginia Avenue Tunnel Project, November 19, 2012 To view slides from the November 30 2011 about CSX project concepts currently under consideration click here.

Hine Redevelopment

Posted on April 5th, 2013 by maxkukoy

Hine Junior High Site Note: Stanton-Eastbanc Developers have created a website for the Hine Project with links to the design, HPRB submissions, etc. Click on this address:

Bytes of History – by Sandy Schmidt

Posted on April 2nd, 2013 by maxkukoy

The web page,, provides access to documents describing the social history of Washington focusing primarily on the 19th and early 20th centuries. Special emphasis is given to the men and women of the Metropolitan Police Department and the many interesting stories of those interred in Washington cemeteries.

Barney Circle and Southeast Boulevard Transportation Planning Study

Posted on April 2nd, 2013 by maxkukoy

CHRS has submitted comments to the DC Department of Transportation Concerning this study. The March 19, 2013 letter is here.