Capitol Hill Restoration Society

Archive for July, 2014

SE Boulevard Neighborhood Planning Study

Posted on July 30th, 2014

Monday 4 August, 2014, 7 p.m.  Hill Center, 921 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Sousa Hall, 2nd Floor

1001 South Carolina Ave SE, HPA 14-359

Posted on July 17th, 2014

CHRS declines to support “carriage house” at 1001 South Carolina Avenue, SE, based on neighbors’ opposition and inadequate plans.

1329 Constitution Ave NE, HPA 14-043

Posted on July 17th, 2014

The project has some excellent features, including the restoration of the north elevation.  When the Historic Preservation Review Board (HPRB) considered this application on March 6, 2014, the HPRB denied the concept as inconsistent with the historic preservation act because of the amount of demolition. Following the March 6, 2014 hearing, applicant submitted three sets […]

1220 Potomac Ave SE, HPA 13-566

Posted on July 17th, 2014

The Historic Preservation Committee has reviewed the applicant’s revised plans dated June, 2014.  We are very appreciative that the applicant has greatly improved the design, by using a uniform brick color (white) with a darker brick accent, paired one-over one wood clad windows on the front elevation, and double-hung windows on the side elevation.  The […]

630 D Street NE, HPA 14-448

Posted on July 17th, 2014

The rowhouse at 630 D Street, NE is a two and one-half story building with Flemish bond coursing, a two-bay porch, and mansard roof with two gable dormers. The project has a number of excellent features, including careful restoration the front exterior of a brick rowhouse that is now in poor condition. However, the project […]

Paddle Nights on the Anacostia

Posted on July 14th, 2014

The Anacostia Watershed Society is hosting Paddle Nights each Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5-7:30 pm at five locations

Electronics Recycling Event

Posted on July 12th, 2014

Saturday, July 19, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. RFK Stadium Parking Lot 3 (corner of E. Capitol St. and 19th St. NE) For questions about this event call, 866.878.5688. To learn more about electronics recycling, visit:

DC Streetcar Parking Enforcement Began 7/14

Posted on July 11th, 2014

Improperly Parked Vehicles on the H/Benning Corridor Will Be Ticketed or Towed